# Source Kafka
Defines the inbound connection parameters for a Kafka Source. This Asset is required by:
# Name & Description
Name: Name of the Asset. Whitespaces are not allowed in the name.
Description: Enter a description.
Asset Usage box shows how many times this Asset is used and which parts are referencing it. Click to expand and then click to follow, if any.
# Required roles
In case you are deploying to a Cluster which is running (a) Reactive Engine Nodes which have (b) specific Roles configured, then you can restrict use of this Asset to those Nodes with matching roles.
If you want this restriction, then enter the names of the
Required Roles here. Otherwise leave empty to match all Nodes (no restriction).
# Kafka Connection
Select the Kafka Connection to use with this Asset. If it does not exist, you need to create it first.
# Additional Kafka Properties
Use this section to add configuration parameters available for Kafka Platform such as
receive.buffer.bytes or even
For a list of available properties please check Confluent Consumer Configurations (opens new window).
Attention: Kafka properties take precedence
Please note that properties defined here, take precedence over all other settings you may have provided in this UI. You can use this to add, or override Kafka properties using these settings.
# Exclusive partition access
In case you want to exclusively access one or more partitions, then
Enable exclusive partition access.
ADD TOPIC to add new topics. Enter the
Group Id of the consumer group in the new table row.
# Related Topics
# Potential problems
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