Connector not found

DataStax Apache Kafka connector fails to start when registering a configuration with the worker.

The DataStax Apache Kafka™ Connector fails to start when registering a configuration with the worker with the following error message:
Failed to find any class that implements Connector and which name matches
          com.datastax.kafkaconnector.DseSinkConnector

Remediation

Verify the following:
  • Entry for the DataStax Apache Kafka Connector JAR in the plugin.path setting of the connect-distributed.properties / connect-standalone.properties.
  • Verify that the connector jar exists and is readable.