What's New in Cloudera Manager 7.4.1

New features and changed behavior for Cloudera Manager 7.4.1.

OPSAPS-59410: BasicAuthentication over TLS support for Kafka Metrics
New feature - Added TLS and BasicAuth support to the Kafka Brokers' metrics-related HTTP endpoints. - If both the kafka.http.metrics.ssl.enabled and ssl_enabled configuration properties are enabled, the endpoints will be encrypted via TLS. - If kafka.http.metrics.authentication.enabled is enabled, BasicAuth will be enabled, the username and password will have to be provided in the following properties: kafka.http.metrics.user and kafka.http.metrics.password.
OPSAPS-59446: Kafka client's configuration in Streams Messaging Manager has been simplified
A Kafka clients' security.protocol is auto-configured in Streams Messaging Manager configuration. This change removes the 'Kafka Client Security Protocol' parameter where it was set manually. the Jaas configuration for Kafka Clients can be overridden by using the streams.messaging.manager.kafka.client.sasl.jaas.config property in the Advanced Configuration Snippet for streams-messaging-manager.yaml.
OPSAPS-59530: Service Monitor and Host Monitor scaling improvements
In the CDP Public Cloud environment, the Service Monitor and Host Monitor now adapt their memory settings to improve cluster scaling. This requires the "Automatic Restart Process" to be enabled. (It is enabled by default).
OPSAPS-59895: MapReduce shuffle encryption is enabled by default
MapReduce shuffle SSL is enabled by default if Hadoop SSL is enabled on a cluster.