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Created on Mar 16, 2022

Kafka Connector - Avro Schema name configuration

The current Kafka Connector (11.7.1.3 SP1) does not allow us to configure Avro Schema name used for either serialization or deserialization.

In all cases, it is currently fixed to "KafkaConnectorSchema" which does not comply with our current schema name standard and triggers compatilibity errors when connecting to our Schema Registry.


We did not find any option to configure the Avro schema name used by the Kafka connector in order to solve this issue.

It would be great to add an option to setup a specific Avro schema name in order to allow compatibility with existing schemas. This current missing feature prevent us from using this connector for most of our integration needs between InfoSphere DataStage and Kafka.

Needed By Yesterday (Let's go already!)