Configure a resource-based service: Kafka

How to add a Kafka service.

  1. On Service Manager > Resource Policies, click Add New Service () next to Kafka.

    The Create Service page appears.

    Ranger > Create Service page.
  2. On Create Service, enter the following information:
    Table 1. Service Details

    Field name


    Service Name

    The name of the service; required when configuring agents.

    Display Name The name which will appear on Service Manager.


    A description of the service.

    Active Status

    Enabled or Disabled.

    Select Tag Service Select a tag-based service to apply the service and its tag-based policies to Kafka.
    Table 2. Configuration Properties

    Field name



    The end system username that can be used for connection.


    The password for the username entered above.

    ZooKeeper Connect String

    Defaults to localhost:2181 (Provide FQDN of zookeeper host : 2181).

    Ranger Plugin SSL CName

    Provide which is registered with Ranger (in Wire Encryption environment).

    This field is interchangeably named Common Name For Certificate and Ranger Plugin SSL CName in Create Service pages.

    Add New Configurations

    Add any other new configuration(s).

  3. Click Test Connection.
  4. Click Add.