Kafka Connect HDFS 4.1.0-1808 Release Notes

The notes below relate specifically to the MapR Distribution for Apache Hadoop.

These release notes contain only MapR-specific information and are not necessarily cumulative in nature. For information about how to use the release notes, see Ecosystem Component Release Notes.

Version 4.1.0
Release Date September 2018
MapR Version Interoperability See EEP Components and OS Support
Source on GitHub n/a
GitHub Release Tag 4.1.0-mapr-1808
Maven Artifacts


Package Names

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New in This Release

  • Added support of SSL encryption, impersonation, and PAM authentication for Kafka Connect REST API.
  • Added support security by default for Kafka Connect.


This MapR release includes the following fixes on the base release:

GitHub Commit Number Date (YYYY-MM-DD) MapR Fix Number and Description
b76f3038 2018-05-25

KAFKA-102 HDFS Connector rewrites files in MapR filesystem after re-balancing

ce7c368d 2018-06-08

KAFKA-120 Build connect-hdfs with Hive v2.3

Known Issues and Limitations

  • None

Resolved Issues

  • None