Kafka Connect - 2009 (EEP 7.0.0) 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.

Release Date September 2020
MapR Version Interoperability See EEP Components and OS Support
Maven Artifacts


Package Names

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New in This Release

  • Additional security features.


Changes have been made to the mapr-kafka package and to the packaging process.

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

GitHub Commit Number Date (YYYY-MM-DD) Fix Number and Description
d2b01a7 2019-05-22 MAPR-KAFKA-338 Enable authentication and impersonation by default only for secure clusters
72d879a 2019-06-14 MAPR-KAFKA-338 Impersonate Kafka Connect with authenticated user otherwise with current
ba6b3ac 2019-06-14 MAPR-KAFKA-339 Add multi-authentication mechanism for Connect REST API
dbdf61b 2019-10-19 MAPR-CORE-322 Security headers and custom headers for kafka rest
f2433b7 2020-07-09 MAPR-KAFKA-405 Automatic url retrieval for SR
c2d8cb0 2020-08-10 MAPR-KAFKA-617 Exclude kerberos auth authentication type from MultiMechsAuthenticationHandler

Known Issues and Limitations

  • None

Resolved Issues

  • None