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Version information

  • 0.0.6 (latest)
  • 0.0.5
  • 0.0.4
  • 0.0.3
  • 0.0.2
  • 0.0.1
released Feb 18th 2015

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  • Bolt
  • Manual installation
  • Direct download

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'whisklabs-kafka', '0.0.6'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add whisklabs-kafka
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install whisklabs-kafka --version 0.0.6

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Tags: java, queue, kafka


whisklabs/kafka — version 0.0.6 Feb 18th 2015


A puppet module for Apache Kafka setup.

Basic Usage

node 'kafka-0' {
    include java

    class { 'kafka':
      broker_id => '0',
      hostname => $::ipaddress_eth1, # $::ipaddress is picked by default
      zookeeper_connect => 'localhost:2181',
      package_url => ''


  • broker_id - cluster-unique Kafka broker id
  • hostname - the hostname to bind. expected to be available for other brokers and clients
  • zookeeper_connect - zookeeper connection string
  • package_url - might use http, ftp, puppet or file scheme
  • statsd_host - the statsd hostname
  • statsd_port - the statsd port
  • statsd_exclude_regex - the statsd exclude.regex eg. (?!(AllTopicsBytesInPerSec|AllTopicsBytesOutPerSec|AllTopicsMessagesInPerSec|AllTopicsFailedProduceRequestsPerSec)).+

Source Code

Whisklabs Github repo