Hibernate Search

4.5 series end-of-life

Performance, WildFly 8 compatibility, JPA 2.1 / Hibernate ORM 4.3 compatibility

Hibernate Search 4.5 has reached its end-of-life:

  • it is unlikely to see another release;

  • bugs are unlikely to get fixed in this version, even security vulnerabilities;

  • pull requests against this version will be rejected;

  • bug reproducers using this version will be given lower priority.

We encourage you to upgrade to a newer series if possible.


Java 6, 7 or 8
Hibernate ORM 4.3
Apache Lucene 3.6

Not compatible with your requirements? Have a look at the other series.

See also the Compatibility policy.


Documentation for Hibernate Search 4.5 can be accessed through the links below:


You can find more documentation for all series on the documentation page.

How to get it

Hibernate Search 4.5 has reached its end-of-life: we recommend you use a newer series if possible.

Maven, Gradle...

Maven artifacts of Hibernate Search are published to Maven Central and to the JBoss Maven repository. Refer to the Maven Getting Started guide on the JBoss Wiki for more information on how to configure the JBoss Maven repository.

You can find the Maven coordinates of all artifacts through the link below:

Maven artifacts

Below are the Maven coordinates of the main artifacts.

Hibernate ORM integration
JGroups backend
JMS backend
Analyzer dependencies from Lucene/Solr

All Maven artifacts of this project released after 2022-01-26 are signed.

To verify signed Maven artifacts, head to this page.

Zip archive

Direct download is available from SourceForge:

Download Zip archive

More information about specific releases (announcements, download links) can be found here.


If you need to upgrade from a previous series, please refer to the migration guide:


What's new

Latest release announcement (2015-01-12): 4.5.3.Final.

A detailed list of new features, improvements and fixes in this series can be found on our issue tracker.

Releases in this series

Hibernate Search 4.5 has reached its end-of-life: we recommend you use a newer series if possible.

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