Sentry 1.7.0-1703 Release Notes

The notes below relate specifically to the MapR Distribution for Apache Hadoop.

Version 1.7.0
Release Date April 2017
MapR Version Interoperability See MEP Components and OS Support
Source on GitHub https://github.com/mapr/sentry/
GitHub Release Tag 1.7.0-mapr-1703
Maven Artifacts http://repository.mapr.com/maven/
Package Names See Package Names for MapR Expansion Packs (MEPs)
API Changes for this Version See Sentry 1.7.0 API Changes.

New in This Release

Sentry 1.7.0-1703 introduces the following enhancements or MapR platform-specific behavior changes:

  • Sentry integration with Hive authorization framework v2
  • Create simple shell for Sentry
  • Upgrade Hive plugin v2 for Hive 2.1.1

Patches

This MapR release includes the following patches on the base Apache release. For complete details, refer to the commit log for this project in GitHub.

GitHub Commit Number Data (YYYY-MM-DD) MapR Patch Number and Description
0850531 2016-08-29 MAPR-24381 - Sentry Simple Shell doesn't work on a MAPR-SASL cluster.
87d4627 2017-01-24 MAPR-25862 - Sentry 1.7.0 should be built with the hive2 profile by default.
4aab063 2017-01-30 MAPR-25936 - Sentry 1.7.0 should work with Hive 2.1.1 instead of Hive 2.0.
00707be 2017-01-30 MAPR-25941 - Tables in Impala are invisible after configuration on Sentry.
9694425 2017-01-31 MAPR-25949 - Sentry can't start.
eb4dc39 2017-02-01 MAPR-25964 - Sentry 1.7 cannot be compiled.
58e8949 2017-02-02 MAPR-25964 - Sentry 1.7 cannot be compiled, missed provided.
6532fbe 2017-03-14 MAPR-26432 [Sentry 1.7] - Failed to perform USE query through Hive Thrift.

Known Issues and Limitations

Important: MapR support for Sentry is limited to Impala users.

Resolved Issues

None.