Release Date: 11 August 2022
Neo4j 4.2.19 is a maintenance release with many important improvements and fixes. Neo4j 4.2 has reached End of Life.


  • Adds blocklist of ip addresses for cypher’s outbound http requests


  • Changed neo4j.service behaviour to stop neo4j getting stuck in an endless restart loop when neo4j consistently errors on startup (for example if the neo4j.conf is misconfigured).


  • Modernize background queries & remove use of deprectated syntax

  • Always send transaction metadata on cypher queries

  • Read cluster role from SHOW DATABASES rather than deprecated dbms.cluster.role

  • Make sure proper metadata is passed along with queries

  • Handle upcoming setting renames in neo4j 5.0

  • Fix PNG exports font

  • Use SHOW TRANSACTIONS instead of dbms.listQueries in :queries

  • Re-add metrics for successful queries

  • (*) in property panel now shows node count, rather than total label count

  • Add url param to preselect in connect frame


Changelog and Documentation

4.2 Changelog.
4.2 Operations manual.