How to Install & Configure Conduktor Tool For Apache Kafka?
Conduktor is a full-featured native desktop application that plugs directly into Apache Kafka to bring visibility to the management of Kafka clusters, applications, and microservices. It’s eventually helping companies make the most of their existing engineering resources, and minimizing the need for deep in-house expertise. Talking briefly about Kafka, Apache Kafka is a publish-subscribe messaging system. A messaging system lets you send messages between processes, applications, and servers. In this article, we will be discussing How to Install & Configure Conduktor Tool for Apache Kafka.
Step by Step Implementation
Step 1: Go to this link and download the Conduktor tool as per your Operating System.
Step 2: After successfully downloading the file install the application on your local system. When you first open the tool after successful installation you have to click on the Log in button and you have to create your own account.
Step 3: After successfully logged in you have to click on the “New Kafka Cluster” button as shown in the below image.
Step 4: Refer to this article, How to Install and Run Apache Kafka on Windows and run your Apache Kafka server on your local machine.
Step 5: Now come back to your Conduktor Tool and in the pop-up screen you have to provide two mandatory fields as shown in the below image.
- Cluster Name: Provide as per your choice
- Bootstrap Server: Provide the port number in which your Kafka server is running (9092 is the default port for Kafka Server)
After that click on the “Test Kafka Connectivity” and if everything is fine then it will show you the successful message. Now click on the Save button. You can see your all saved Cluster in the left panel like this.
Now double click on the Cluster name you want open and the Welcome screen is as follows.
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