AWS IoT Core’s Apache Kafka action now supports username and password authentication for Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka (Amazon MSK)

Customers using the AWS IoT Core Apache Kafka action to connect their IoT applications to Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka (Amazon MSK) clusters can now use usernames and passwords to authenticate their rules. The Apache Kafka action for AWS IoT Core evaluates inbound messages and delivers them to your Amazon MSK or self managed Apache Kafka cluster.