Securing Kafka Connect Learn how to secure Kafka Connect role instances (workers) as well as the Kafka Connect API. Configure TLS/SSL Encryption for the Kafka Connect RoleKafka Connect roles inherit the TLS/SSL configuration of the parent Kafka service. If you are deploying Kafka Connect roles under a Kafka service that already has TLS/SSL enabled, Cloudera Manager will automatically enable TLS/SSL for Connect as well. If required however, you can manually enable or disable TLS/SSL. Configure Kerberos Authentication for the Kafka Connect roleLearn how Kerberos authentication is configured for the Kafka Connect role.Kafka Connect API SecurityLearn about Kafka Connect API and how to configure it.