HttpFS - 2104 (EEP 7.1.0) Release Notes

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Release Date April 2021
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New in This Release

HttpFS - 2104 introduces the following enhancements or HPE platform-specific behavior changes:
  • Added credential provider support.
  • Moved from Tomcat to Jetty.
  • Service verifier


This HPE release includes the following fixes on the base release:
Commit Date (YYYY-MM-DD) Comment
46deff33 2021-04-13 HTTPFS-67: Jetty updated to 9.4.39.v20210325 due CVE-2021-28165
eb3a0da1 2021-03-22

HTTPFS-65/66: Updated Jetty to 9.4.38.v20210224 and Hadoop to

7f870717 2021-03-22 HTTPFS-62: Add service verifier to HTTPFS package
78da3bdd 2021-03-12

Backported HDFS-6849. Replace HttpFS custom proxyuser handling with common implementation (tucu)

d58d6210 2021-02-24 HTTPFS-60: Fixed problem with creating file in HDFS.
6b39a262 2021-02-18 HTTPFS-59: Enable ssl by default for secure cluster
992be133 2021-02-09 HTTPFS-57: Upgrade jersey to the version 1.19
bad9ae7d 2021-01-20 HTTPFS-47: Moving HTTPFS to 4-digit artifacts version
ff3e5cfa 2020-10-12 HTTPFS-46: Delete mapr-security-web as it not need any more
d1b7727e 2020-10-11 HTTPFS-46: Update Hadoop dependency to MEP-7.1.0



2020-10-01 HTTPFS-37: Update Jetty to 9.4.28.v20200408 version and change symbol links for ssl-client.xml and ssl-server.xml
8009cddf 2020-10-01 HTTPFS-38: Move MAPR configuration from Tomcat to Jetty
c664fdd3 2020-10-01 HTTPFS-38: Move ssl security configuration from Tomcat to Jetty
341dfe38 2020-10-01 HTTPFS-37: Fix logging configuration
7cf88816 2020-10-01 HTTPFS-38: Add support Mapr PAM Authentication
bc7a07dd 2020-10-01 HTTPFS-37: Fix java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: javax/servlet/http/HttpSessionIdListener
ab34685b 2020-10-01 HTTPFS-37: Write new script for running httpfs, delete tomcat directory
7d232d39 2020-10-01

MAPRFS-37: Fix bugs from backport HDFS-10860. Create a copy of the some classes from hadoop-common version 3.0.0

59fb2bcb 2020-10-01 Backported HDFS-10860. Switch HttpFS from Tomcat to Jetty. Contributed
951d7d32 2020-10-01 Backported HADOOP-10075. Update jetty dependency to version 9 (rkanter)
72037d12 2020-10-01

Backported HADOOP-10771. Refactor HTTP delegation support out of httpfs

to common, PART 2. (tucu)

f04a9495 2020-10-01 Backported HDFS-3113 amendment, removing incorrectly committed files
dba6fff8 2020-10-01 Backported HDFS-3113. httpfs does not support delegation tokens. (tucu)
For complete details, refer to the commit log for this project in GitHub.

Known Issues and Limitations

  • HTTPFS-69: If HttpFS fails to start after incremental installation, set the httpfs.ssl.enabled property to false at httpfs-site.xml configuration file and restart the HttpFS service.

Resolved Issues

  • None.