Kafka Security Fundamentals— The Rosetta Stone to your event-streaming infrastructure

Getting Started

Apache Kafka project official logo

Kafka Settings

bootstrap.servers

security.protocol

ssl.truststore.location

ssl.truststore.password

sasl.mechanism

sasl.jaas.config

Common configuration options for the most popular offerings

Strimzi / Red Hat AMQ Streams / IBM Event Streams

Confluent Platform

Practical Use Case with Kafka binaries

Scenario setup

Create a Kafka cluster instance

Create a Kafka topic via the Strimzi Operator.

Create a KafkaUser via the Strimzi Operator

Generate configuration properties

Run the Kafka binaries

Conclusion

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