Unable To Delete Topic in Hadoop Kafka (Doc ID 2114011.1)

Last updated on MARCH 10, 2016

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 4.4.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Unable to delete a Kafka topic so that the replication factor for production can be changed. Found that could not be alter or delete the current topic.

The following output is seen:

[root@bda1node03 ~]# /opt/cloudera/parcels/KAFKA/bin/kafka-topics --zookeeper bda1node01:2181,bda1node02:2181,bda1node03:2181 --delete --topic search
Topic search is marked for deletion.
Note: This will have no impact if delete.topic.enable is not set to true.

 

AND

[root@bda1node03 ~]# /opt/cloudera/parcels/KAFKA/bin/kafka-topics --zookeeperbda1node01:2181,bda1node02:2181,bda1node03:2181 --list
search


The parameter delete.topic.enable is set to true also.

Cause

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