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Convert timestamps between different formats such as Unix epoch, strings, and Connect Date/Timestamp types. Applies to individual fields or to the entire value.

Use the concrete transformation type designed for the record key (org.apache.kafka.connect.transforms.TimestampConverter$Key) or value (org.apache.kafka.connect.transforms.TimestampConverter$Value).


Name Description Type Default Valid Values Importance
target.type The desired timestamp representation: string, unix, Date, Time, or Timestamp. string     high
field The field containing the timestamp, or empty if the entire value is a timestamp. string “”   high
format A SimpleDateFormat-compatible format for the timestamp. Used to generate the output when type=string or used to parse the input if the input is a string. string “”   medium