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Control Center Changelog
Control Center Changelog
options on the UI, enabling users to easily balance workloads and dynamically expand and shrink clusters. self-balancing Introduced
options on the UI, giving users the option to add and scale storage. Tiered Storage Enabled auto-updates to the user interface by default.
Fixed an issue that enabled the “Upload Connector Config file” button for restricted users.
Fixed an issue that enabled the “Set Up Alert” button on the Consumer Group page for restricted users.
Fixed an issue that enabled Connector operations (add, edit, delete, play, pause) for restricted users.
Updated the RequestBuffer default size to allow for larger cookies. This parameter
is described on the Control Center Command Reference page under
. General settings Various enhancements and optimizations to the Control Center UI.
Added UI for managing RBAC role assignments.
Added Replicator monitoring.
Added Auto-update UI feature.
Added Cluster Overview page.
Added Broker Metrics page.
Added ability to delete topics.
Added ability to upload and download connector configurations.
Added partition size to topic overview page.
Added time series data for offline topic partitions, under replicated partitions, and out-of-sync replicas.
Various enhancements and bug fixes to RBAC enforcement, Connect, KSQL, and License Manager.
Bug fixes for backend HTTP client.
Redesigned the Control Center UI, including KSQL and Connect enhancements. New
pages show cluster overview, topics pages, and consumers index.
Topic message browser enhancements, including jump to timestamp and download
results in JSON format.
Alert enhancements that added Slack and PagerDuty webhook notifications, a
new Consumer lead alert, pause and resume global alerts actions, and fast
navigation to Alerts features from the Alerts bell icon.
Added multiple Connect support.
Added multiple KSQL support.
Added broker configs editing.
Added Schema Registry editing.
Added license management UI.
Improved message browsing.
Improved KSQL UI.
Browser support for Chrome, Firefox, and Safari. For more information,
. 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.
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.
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
Added a restricted user type that prevents editing or creating of topics,
alerts, or connectors.
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.
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
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
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 Docker image: allow passing license using CONTROL_CENTER_CONFLUENT_LICENSE
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 (EOSL)
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
Fixed an issue where 100% Network Pool Usage was displayed 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 (EOSL)
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
Nonconfigurable form values being sent to Connect via UI should remain and be
visible prior to submit.
Version 3.2.2 (EOSL)
Added shutdown script.
Force faster compaction and cleanup on changelog topics.
Several Streams improvements to reduce state-store restoration time after
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 (EOSL)
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
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 (EOSL)
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 (EOSL)
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 (EOSL)
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.