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HDFS Connector Release Notes

September 2016


The Anypoint Connector for the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) is used as a bi-directional gateway between Mule applications and HDFS.


September 13, 2016


Software Version

Mule Runtime

3.6 and later

Hadoop Distribute File System

2.7.1 or later


  • Upgraded the connector category from Community to Select.

  • Read from path - added operation to read from a file into HDFS. This is different from the existing one that polls data and can be used as an endpoint.

Fixed in this Release

None; only new features.

Known Issues

No known issues.


March 5, 2015

Release notes for of the HDFS connector.

The Anypoint Connector for HDFS facilitates connections between Mule integration applications and your Apache Hadoop instance.


HDFS Hadoop connector is compatible with the following:

Application/Service Version

Mule Runtime

3.6 or higher

Apache Hadoop

2.6.0 or higher

New Features and Functionality

HDFS connector now supports 2.6.X Apache Hadoop hosts. Other highlights of the release include:

  • Enhanced Read from Path operation to act as an inbound endpoint that can stream data

  • Added seven new operations:

    • Copy to Local File

    • Copy from Local File

    • Glob Status

    • List Status

    • Rename

    • Set Owner

    • Set Permission

Fixed in this Release

Issues with the following operations have been fixed in this release:

  • Append to File

  • Read from Path

Known Issues

Read from Path operation does not support Polling and Move functions.