Adding Kafka broker

Learn how to add a Kafka broker when Cruise Control rebalancing is in progress.

  1. Open Cloudera Manager.
  2. Add a new Kafka broker.
  3. In the command line, check the status of the Kafka cluster with the /kafka_cluster_state command.
  4. Check the status of Cruise Control with /state command to make sure that everything is set before adding the broker.
  5. Call the /add_broker command.
    See the REST API reference document for the needed endpoint parameter.
    Cruise Control displays the rebalancing plan.
  6. Check the status of the Kafka cluster with the /kafka_cluster_state command.
  7. Check the status of Cruise Control with the /state command.
The new broker is added to the cluster.