Release notes

Anaconda Enterprise 5.1.0

Released: January 19, 2018

Administrator-facing changes

  • New post-installation administration GUI with automated configuration of TLS/SSL certificates, administrator account, and DNS/FQDN settings; significantly reduces manual steps required during post-installation configuration process
  • New functionality for administrators to generate custom Anaconda installers, parcels for Cloudera CDH, and management packs for Hortonworks HDP
  • Improved backup and restore process with included scripts
  • Switched from groups to roles for role-based access control (RBAC) for Administrator and superuser access to AE services
  • Clarified system requirements related to system modules and IOPS in documentation
  • Added ability to specify fractional CPUs/cores in global container resource limits
  • Fixed consistency of TLS/SSL certificate names in configuration and during creation of self-signed certificates
  • Changed use of verify_ssl to ssl_verify throughout AE CLI for consistency with conda
  • Fixed configuration issue with licenses, including field names and online/offline licensing documentation

User-facing changes

  • Updated default project environments to Anaconda Distribution 5.0.1
  • Improved configuration and documentation on using Sparkmagic and Livy with Kerberos to connect to remote Spark clusters
  • Fixed R environment used in sample projects and project template
  • Fixed UI rendering issue on package detail view of channels, downloads, and versions
  • Fix multiple browser compatiblity issues with Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11
  • Fixed multiple UI issues with Anaconda Project JupyterLab extension

Backend improvements (non-visible changes)

  • Updated to Kubernetes 1.7.12
  • Updated to conda 4.3.32
  • Added SUSE 12 SP2/SP3, and RHEL/CentOS 7.4 to supported platform matrix
  • Implemented TLS 1.2 as default TLS protocol; added support for configurable TLS protocol versions and ciphers
  • Fixed default superuser roles for repository service, which is used for initial/internal package configuration step
  • Implemented secure flag attribute on all session cookies containing session tokens
  • Fixed issue during upgrade process that failed to vendor updated images
  • Fixed DiskNodeUnderPressure and cluster stability issues
  • Fixed Quality of Service (QoS) issue with core AE services on under-resourced nodes
  • Fixed issue when using access token instead of ID token when fetching roles from authentication service
  • Fixed issue with authentication proxy and session cookies

Known issues

  • IE 11 compatibility issue when using Bokeh in notebooks (including sample projects)
  • IE 11 compatibility issue when downloading custom installers

Anaconda Enterprise 5.0.6

Released: November 9, 2017

Anaconda Enterprise 5.0.5

Released: November 7, 2017

Anaconda Enterprise 5.0.4

Released: September 12, 2017

Anaconda Enterprise 5.0.3

Released: August 31, 2017 (General Availability Release)

Anaconda Enterprise 5.0.2

Released: August 15, 2017 (Early Adopter Release)

Anaconda Enterprise 5.0.1

Released: March 8, 2017 (Early Adopter Release)


  • Simplified, one-click deployment of data science projects and deployments, including live Python and R notebooks, interactive data visualizations and REST APIs.
  • End-to-end secure workflows with SSL/TLS encryption.
  • Seamlessly managed scalability of the entire platform
  • Industry-grade productionization, encapsulation, and containerization of data science projects and applications.