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Created by Guest
Created on Sep 5, 2023

Add support for connecting WKC to Egeria using external Kafka cluster with Kerberos

We have been trying to setup WKC & Egeria metadata exchange messages but, when the external Kafka cluster is using kerberos the configuration does not work. Customer is requesting add support to secure messages exchange between Kafka and WKC using Kerberos tickets.

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  • Guest
    Oct 11, 2023
    Hi Susanna.
    As mentioned by my colleague Javier, we have found a solution that does not make use of Egeria for the principal use case. So right now there wouldn't be much impact to them if we can't support Kafka with Kerberos. But this is something that may impact in the near future, given that we will use it in a future use case.
    The limitation comes from the fact that customer is using Kafka with Kerberos security as corporate solution for Kafka messages exchange, so we would need that WKC can be compatible with Kafka kerberos cluster to sync external metadata repositories through Egeria.

    Thanks in advance for your help
  • Admin
    Susanna Tai
    Oct 2, 2023

    Hi David, thank you for submitting the Aha idea. Can you elaborate on how the customer plans to use Egeria? Which are other repositories they plan to sync with IKC? What will be the impact if we can't support Kafka with Kerberos?

    Susanna Tai