Internal or LDAP authentication

When the DataStax cluster has internal or LDAP authentication enabled configure the user name and password settings for DataStax connector.

When the DataStax cluster has internal or LDAP authentication enabled configure the user name and password settings for DataStax Apache Kafka™ Connector. A login role for the connector with access to the mapped tables is also required..

Parameters

auth.provider=DSE
auth.username=login_role
auth.password=password
auth.provider
Select the type of authentication provider configured for the DataStax cluster.
  • None - No authentication.
  • DSE - Internal or LDAP authentication.
  • GSSAPI - Supports SASL authentication to DSE clusters using the GSSAPI mechanism (Kerberos authentication)
    Note: When using the GSSAPI, the Kafka Connect process requires that the Kerberos configuration file (krb5.conf) location is provided in the java.security.krb5.conf system property at startup. See Using the DataStax Apache Kafka Connector with Kerberos.

Default: None

auth.username
DSE login role name or LDAP user name.
Note: When authorization is enabled, the DataStax connector login role must have a minimum of modify privileges on tables receiving data from the DataStax Apache Kafka™ Connector.
auth.password
Login role or LDAP password.