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Kafka Connector

Apache Kafka integration version 4.2.0.v202006230509 by KNIME AG, Zurich, Switzerland

This node allows to define the information that is needed to establish a connection with a Kafka cluster.



Kafka cluster
A list of host/port pairs used for establishing the connection to the Kafka cluster. This list has to be entered in the form host1:port1,host2:port2,....
Connection validation timeout (ms)
The amount of time this node waits for a response from the Kafka cluster. If no response was received within the given time window, the connection is invalid.

Advanced Settings

Advanced Settings
Allows to specify additional connection related options, e.g., timeouts and Kerberos authentication. For further details on the individual options see the tooltip or consult the official Kafka documentation.

Output Ports

Connection details used by Kafka Consumer and Producer nodes

Best Friends (Outgoing)



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