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Kafka Component

Publish messages to an Apache Kafka event stream

Component key: kafka

Description#

Apache Kafka is an event streaming platform to implement high-performance data pipelines, streaming analytics, data integration, and other applications. This component allows you to publish messages to an Apache Kafka event stream.

Kafka Connections#

Basic Username/Password#

InputNotes
Input
Authentication Mechanism
string
/ Required
Notes
Desired authorization method for passing username/password.
Input
Password
password
/ Required
Notes
Password
Input
Username
string
/ Required
Notes
Username

Actions#

Publish Messages#

Publish a message to an Apache Kafka topic. | key: publishMessages

InputNotesExample
Input
Brokers
string
/ Required
Value List
Notes
A Kafka broker allows consumers to fetch messages by topic, partition and offset.
Example
[192.168.0.1, 192.168.0.2]
Input
Client ID
string
/ Required
Notes
A Client Id is an optional identifier of a Kafka consumer that is passed to a Kafka broker with every request.
Example
myExampleClient
Input
Connection
connection
Notes
 
Example
 
Input
Messages
string
/ Required
Key Value List
Notes
Provide a string for a message to be sent to the Kafka topic
Example
 
Input
Topic
string
/ Required
Notes
A Topic is a category/feed name to which records are stored and published.
Example
myTopic