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Version 5.1.0

  • Browser support for Chrome, Firefox, and Safari. For more information, see Web Browsers.
  • A new, more readable light theme
  • Many bug fixes and UX improvements
  • Added configuration confluent.controlcenter.license.manager=_confluent-controlcenter-license-manager-5-1-0.(It was confluent.controlcenter..license.manager = _confluent-controlcenter-license-manager5-1-0 in first 5.1.x release, but it is fixed now.) No need for customers to override this configuration.

Version 5.0.0

Confluent Control Center

  • Added KSQL interface to create/view streams, tables and queries
  • Added topic inspection to read messages from a topic
  • Added consumer group message lag viewing and alerting
  • Added Schema Registry viewing
  • Added read only view of broker configurations
  • Added feature flags for variety of user accessible features

Version 4.1.0

Confluent Control Center

  • Added ability to create and edit topics in Control Center
  • Added topic filtering and ability to hide Apache Kafka®/Confluent Platform internal topics from the UI
  • Added new alert to warn when Control Center stops receiving data from a Kafka cluster
  • Added a restricted user type that prevents editing or creating of topics, alerts, or connectors

Version 4.0.1

Confluent Control Center

  • Made calls to Connect more resilient
  • Fixed an issue that would prevent chart highlighting on System Health charts
  • Fixed an issue that could cause Control Center to improperly warn about improper log dirs on brokers
  • Fixed an issue that could cause Control Center to improperly alert about active controller count

Version 4.0.0

Confluent Control Center

  • Fixed an issue that could cause long request times if a cluster had brokers with noncontiguous ids
  • Additional logging during startup
  • Fixed an issue that could cause Control Center to show blank graphs when data was present
  • Set and enforce TimestampType for internal Control Center topics at startup
  • Fixed an issue that caused us to link to an invalid consumer group on Streams Monitoring
  • Fixed an issue where Broker Monitoring could check for data last update time on wrong cluster
  • Allow overriding ConfluentMetricsReporter default producer settings
  • Allow using a file for confluent.license config
  • Docker image: allow passing license using CONTROL_CENTER_CONFLUENT_LICENSE environment variable
  • Fixed an issue that resulted in Offline and Under Replicated Partitions data to be swapped
  • Fixed an issue that could cause Control Center to shutdown if it lost connection to Kafka
  • Fixed an issue that could cause Control Center to hang if it encountered an error creating topics on startup

Version 3.3.1

Confluent Control Center

  • Allow text input in date picker
  • Fixed an issue that could cause unsubmittable forms
  • Show renamed cluster value rather than base clusterid on alerts page
  • Added alert banner on Broker Monitoring to indicate a cluster may be down
  • Scalability increase for Broker Monitoring to reduce number of messages sent to Kafka
  • Fixed an issue where we would show 100% Network Pool Usage instead of 0%
  • Allow graceful shutdown of Control Center during startup
  • Fixed a race condition that could happen if you start Control Center and your Kafka broker at the same time

Version 3.3.0

Confluent Control Center

  • Sped up restore time
  • Reduced the size of old data over long periods of time
  • Upgraded to use new admin client (KIP-117)
  • Alert UI should render better alert information
  • Triggers are createable directly though the UI on System Health
  • Massive performance improvements to Stream Monitoring UI
  • Fixed various time range display/selection bugs; persist time ranges though navigation
  • Nonconfigurable form values being sent to Connect via UI should remain and be visible prior to submit

Version 3.2.2

Confluent Control Center

  • Added shutdown script.
  • Force faster compaction and cleanup on changelog topics.
  • Several Streams improvements to reduce state-store restoration time after unclean shutdown.
  • Reduce the volume of data to be restored to state-stores on startup.
  • Fixed possible concurrency problem in setting RocksDB configuration options.
  • Fixed possible deadlock on exception after streams startup.

Version 3.2.1

Confluent Control Center

  • Enabled HTTP compression by default.
  • Fixed possible deadlock on streams exception.
  • Fixed fd leak when communicating with Kafka.
  • Update defaults for monitoring producers to be more resilient.
  • Prevent inadvertently creating misconfigured topics during startup during a failure.
  • Check Kafka version at startup.
  • Reduce minimum startup time.
  • More efficient duplicate checking to reduce write amplification.
  • Handle ‘hidden’ connect configs. This allows Control Center to manage Connectors that do not fully enumerate their configs.
  • Ensure users only see invalid license warning if their license is invalid.
  • Fixed topic display bug that would prevent topic details from showing.
  • Reduced logging in js.
  • Allow users to close missing data modal dialogs.
  • Better rendering of System Health metrics especially when some data is missing.
  • Better validation of triggers, actions, and connector configs.
  • Faster processing of trigger and action creation and update.
  • Corrected some misleading labels on System Health.
  • Better error handling around Connect communications.
  • Change default timespan in UI to 4 hours.
  • Check and warn about errors on Topic Management page.

Version 3.2.0

Confluent Control Center

  • Add capabilities to monitor brokers instrumented with Confluent Metrics Reporter.
  • Enable alerting on broker and topic metrics.
  • Add UI for viewing topic information.
  • Add status UI for tracking internal progress.
  • Fixed bug where we could inadvertently show license expired message.
  • Fixed bugs with alert trigger creation in UI.
  • Fixed issue with parsing certain error conditions from Connect.

Version 3.1.0

Confluent Control Center

  • Enable gathering stream monitoring data from multiple clusters.
  • Support alerting on stream monitoring conditions.
  • Ability to restrict UI access via user login.

Version 3.0.1

Confluent Control Center

  • Improved data fetching from the browser.
  • Handle authenticated/authorized Kafka clusters.
  • Bug fix for running in daemon mode.
  • More efficient topic creation at startup.
  • Reduced number of necessary topics/rocksdbs for aggregations.
  • Reduced total amount of stored data.
  • Fixed timing issues when receiving delayed data.
  • Configs updates to prefix kafka/rest configs.
  • Added rate limit for logging to prevent logsize blowup.
  • Allow deleting connector in UI.