Release Notes for Splunk Connect for Kafka
About this release
Version 1.1.1 of Splunk Connect for Kafka is compatible with the following software and platforms:
|Splunk platform versions||6.5 and later|
|Vendor products||Kafka Connect|
Version 1.1.1 of Splunk Connect for Kafka contains the following new features:
- HTTP Event Collector (HEC) backoff threshold is now configureable, previously pinned to 60 seconds for HEC servers to become available after failure.
- Event batches now have a UUID and retry counts for batches now display as a warning.
kafka_connect_hostmetadata. When using
splunk.hec.track.data, the Kafka Connect server hostname will be indexed by the Splunk software.
- Fixed issue when using Kafka Header functionality setting
splunk.header.custom, where a comma separated list could not contain a space preceding a comma.
- Update to 3rd party packages bundled with project.
Version 1.1.1 of Splunk Connect for Kafka contains the following fixed issues.
|Date resolved||Issue number||Description|
|2019-05-03||INGEST-6610||General Improvements to Kafka Connector - adding kafka_connect_host metadata field|
|2019-05-03||INGEST-9177||Add WARNING logging each time a batch of events is resent due to no ACK being received|
|2019-05-03||INGEST-10187||Fixed issue with splunk.header.custom not accepted lists with "a, b" would only accept "a,b"|
Version 1.1.1 of Splunk Connect for Kafka contains no known issues.
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Connect for Kafka: 1.1.1