Start the data flow

Learn how to start your Kafka ingest data flow.

  1. Select all the data flow components you want to start.
  2. Click the Start icon in the Actions toolbar.
    Alternatively, right-click a single component and choose Start from the context menu.
Your flow should be running without any errors. Data should be generated in the form of FlowFiles, and the files should be written to your designated Kafka topic.
It is useful to check that data is running through your flow without any errors.