confluent cluster describe


Use this command to discover the Kafka cluster ID and component cluster ID, both of which are required when creating role bindings.

Contact your IT admin to get the HTTP address for the <service url> (for example, for each Confluent Platform component.

confluent cluster describe --url <service url>


-h, --help   Print command information.

Global Flags

-v, --verbose count   Increase verbosity (-v for warn, -vv for info, -vvv for debug, -vvvv for trace).


This example shows how to discover the cluster ID and Kafka ID for Connect. To view examples for other Confluent Platform components, see Viewing Cluster IDs.

confluent cluster describe --url http://localhost:8083
       Type       |           ID
  connect-cluster | connect-cluster
  kafka-cluster   | DEk20b9rR-at315LMtcuUw