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Kafka Monitor Integration Connector

Connector details

Overview

The kafka monitor integration connector monitors an Apache Kafka server a creates a KafkaTopic asset for each topic that is known to the server. If the topic is removed from the Apache Kafka Server, its corresponding KafkaTopic asset is also removed.

Figure 1

Figure 1: Operation of the kafka monitor integration connector

Configuration

This connector uses the Topic Integrator OMIS running in the Integration Daemon.

This is its connection definition to use on the administration commands that configure the API Integrator OMIS.

Connection configuration

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{
   "connection" : 
                { 
                    "class" : "Connection",
                    "qualifiedName" : "TopicMonitorConnection",
                    "connectorType" : 
                    {
                        "class" : "ConnectorType",
                        "connectorProviderClassName" : "org.odpi.openmetadata.adapters.connectors.integration.kafka.KafkaMonitorIntegrationProvider"
                    },
                    "endpoint" :
                    {
                        "class" : "Endpoint",
                        "address" : "{{serverURL}}"
                    }
                }
}
  • Replace {{serverURL]} with the network address of Kafka's bootstrap server (for example, localhost:9092).
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