Creating a connector using Kafka Connect in SMM

Learn how to create a connector through Kafka Connect in your cluster.

Perform the following steps to create a connector:

  1. Click the New Connector option in the upper right corner of the Connect Cluster page.
    The Select A Template screen appears.

  2. Go to Source Templates or Sink Templates tab based on your requirement.

    Both the tabs show the list of available connectors.

  3. Select a connector.
    The Connector Form appears.

  4. Configure the properties of the connector.
    For more details about the options in the Connector Form section, see Configuring Connector Form.

  5. Optional: Click Import Connector Configuration to import configurations for a connector.
    For more information about how to import connector configuration, see Importing connector configuration.
    The Import Connector Config... dialog appears.

  6. Import your connector configurations and then click Validate.
    For more information on validation of connector configurations, see Validating connector configurations.
    Error messages might appear next to the properties where the validator found errors.
  7. Resolve the errors until validation passes, and then click Next.
    The Configuration Review page appears.

  8. Review your connector configuration and click Deploy.
    The Deploying Connector dialog appears.

  9. Click View Connector Profile.
    The Connector Profile page appears where you can view your connector details.