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Kafka credentials#

You can use these credentials to authenticate the following nodes:


Create a running Kafka environment. Refer to the Apache Kafka Quickstart for initial setup.

Supported authentication methods#

  • Client ID

Refer to Kafka's documentation for more information about using the service.

Using client ID#

To configure this credential, you'll need:

  • A Client ID: Refer to Client groups for more information on defining client groups and client IDs.
  • Brokers: Provide a comma-separated list of relevant brokers.
  • SSL: Turn this on if SSL is enabled in your Kafka environment.
  • Authentication: Turn this on if you've enabled authentication in your Kafka environment. Add details for the authentication:
    • Username
    • Password
    • Select the broker's configured SASL Mechanism: Refer to SASL configuration for more information. Options include:
      • Plain
      • scram-sha-256
      • scram-sha-512