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How to Install Kafka on Oracle Big Data Appliance 4.1.0 (Doc ID 1998356.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 03, 2021

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 4.1.0 and later
Linux x86-64


The Kafka parcel is not included in Cloudera 5.3.0 as distributed with BDA v4.1.0. But Kafka is available for and supported on Cloudera 5.3.0 (and thus on BDA v4.1.0). The steps below will show how to obtain necessary Kafka installation files, installation steps, and adding the Kafka service.


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In this Document
 Download the Kafka CSD File and Change Permissions
 Cloudera Manager Settings Changes Needed to Pull in the Kafka Parcel
 Adding Proxy Server in Cloudera Manager
 Configure the Location of Custom Service Descriptor Files
 Downloading, Distributing, Activating the Kafka Parcel
 Add the Kafka Service in Cloudera Manager
 Removing Proxy Server in Cloudera Manager
 Where to Obtain More Information About Using Kafka

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