We have got a kafka deployment, currently running with confluent platform 5.3.2 deployed using cp-kafka image and the incubator/kafka helm chart.
I am now planning to upgrade it to the latest, confluent platform 6.1.x using cp-kafka images (we have made our own helm chart based on incubator/kafka as the incubator/kafka chart is not maintained anymore). Do we need any license to use the cp-kafka image for confluent platform 6.1.x? I came across the confluent platform upgrade guide (Upgrade Confluent Platform | Confluent Documentation) which mentions the following.
confluent.licenseconfiguration parameter to
Platform 5.4.x and later, requires
Appreciate if someone could help me to get a clarification on this. Thanks!