Apache Kafka Component Guide
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Customizing Kafka Settings on an Ambari-Managed Cluster

To customize configuration settings during the Ambari installation process, click the "Kafka" tab on the Customize Services page:

If you want to access configuration settings after installing Kafka using Ambari:

  1. Click Kafka on the Ambari dashboard.

  2. Choose Configs.

To view and modify settings, either scroll through categories and expand a category (such as "Kafka Broker", as shown in the graphic), or use the "Filter" box to search for a property.

Settings in the Advanced kafka-env category are configured by Ambari; you should not modify these settings:

To add configuration properties that are not listed by default in Ambari, navigate to the Custom kafka-broker category: