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Splunk Connect for Kafka

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Splunk Connect for Kafka is a sink connector that allows a Splunk software administrator to subscribe to a Kafka topic and stream the data to the Splunk HTTP event collector. Built on top of the Kafka Connect library, this connector provides:
- High scalability, allowing linear scaling, limited only by the hardware supplied to the Kafka Connect environment.
- High reliability, by ensuring at-least-once delivery of data.
- Ease of data onboarding and simple configuration with Kafka Connect framework and Splunk's HTTP event collector.
- Support for ingestion of Kafka Record headers.

This product supports Splunk platform environments versions 7.1 and later.

Click the Visit Site button to download the latest release from the Splunk GitHub repository

For more information please visit the Splunk Connect for Kafka user documentation.

Configurable features include:
- Load Balancing by specifying list of indexers, or using a load balancer
- Indexer Acknowledgements for guaranteed at-least-once delivery
- Support for ingestion of Kafka Connect record headers
- Support for using Kafka Connect record headers as Splunk HEC metadata values (index, host, source, sourcetype)
- Index routing capibility at the global, per topic and per event level

Version 2.0.2 of Splunk Connect for Kafka contains the following new features:

  • Support for Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka (Amazon MSK) deployments.
  • Bug fixes

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