Create a Kafka Connection

Create a Connection with Apache Kafka in Hero_Flow

    1. Open Hero_Flow.

    2. Click Connections from the menu on the left.
        

   3. Click Create New Connection.
        

   4. Give the Connection a name and select Kafka from the drop-down list for Connection type.

        

   5. The Kafka connection details screen pops up with fields that need to be configured.

  • Enter the Bootstrap server address/port for Kafka.
  • Mark the radio button if the Kafka server requires authentication.
    • If authentication is required: 
      • Enter the username and password.
      • Select the SASL Mechanism:
        • SCRAM-SHA-256
        • SCRAM-SHA-512
      • Select the security protocol:
        • Plaintext
        • SSL
        • SASL_Plaintext
        • SASL_SSL
      • Select a certificate

       

     6. Click Test connection. A confirmation message is displayed if the connection has been established in Hero_Flow.

        

     7. Click OK to finish saving the Connection in Hero_Flow.