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Understanding Kafka Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) (Doc ID 2154508.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 09, 2019

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 4.3.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Purpose

 Understanding Kafka Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Purpose
Questions and Answers
 Is it possible to install Kafka on non-BDA cluster nodes?
 Why are Kafka messages and logs missing when there is a specified retention period for Kafka logs/messages (log.retention.hours) set to 2880 hours which is 120 days?
 What directory should be examined to determine if the log.retention.bytes is exceeded?
 Is there more information available on the log.retention.bytes property?
 If both log.retention.hours and log.retention.bytes are set what happens to messages/log if either limit is exceeded?
 Does Cloudera Manager (CM) send a notification if the directories are getting filled up to alert about message/log deletion?


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