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 page appears. This page contains all connectors available for deployment in the form of selectable cards. By default, this page displays the connectors shipped in CDP. If you have previously installed additional connectors, they will also be visible on this page.

  2. Select a connector from the Source Templates or Sink Templates section.
    The Properties page appears.

  3. Configure the properties of the connector.
    For more details about the options in the Properties page, see Setting Connector Configurations.
  4. Optional: Click Import Connector Configuration to import configurations for a connector.
    For more information about how to import connector configuration, see Importing connector configurations.
    The Import Connector Config... dialog appears.

  5. 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.
  6. Resolve the errors until validation passes, and then click Next.
    The Configuration Review page appears.

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

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