# Kafka

You can use these credentials to authenticate the following nodes with Kafka.

# Prerequisites

Have Kafka up and running. You can refer to the official documentation (opens new window) to learn how to do that.

# Using Kafka

  1. Enter a client ID in the Client ID field.
  2. Retrieve the Kafka Brokers and credentials (if any).
  3. Use the Client ID, Brokers (comma separated), Username, and Password with your Kafka node credentials in n8n.