Salesforce Bulk API Connector (Source and Sink) for Confluent Platform¶
The Kafka Connect Salesforce Bulk API Connector integrates Salesforce.com with Apache Kafka®.
The following are required to run the Kafka Connect Salesforce Bulk API Connector:
- Kafka Broker: Confluent Platform 3.3.0 or above, or Kafka 0.11.0 or above
- Connect: Confluent Platform 4.0.0 or above, or Kafka 1.0.0 or above
- Java Version: 1.8
Install the Salesforce Bulk API Connector¶
You can install this connector by using the Confluent Hub client (recommended) or you can manually download the ZIP file.
Install the connector using Confluent Hub¶
- Confluent Hub Client must be installed. This is installed by default with Confluent Enterprise.
Navigate to your Confluent Platform installation directory and run the following command to install the latest (
latest) connector version. The connector must be installed on every machine where Connect will run.
confluent-hub install confluentinc/kafka-connect-salesforce-bulk-api:latest
You can install a specific version by replacing
latest with a version number. For example:
confluent-hub install confluentinc/kafka-connect-salesforce-bulk-api:1.0.0-preview
Install the connector manually¶
Download and extract the ZIP file for the connector and then follow the manual connector installation instructions.
You can use this connector for a 30-day trial period without a license key.
After 30 days, this connector is available under a Confluent enterprise license. Confluent issues enterprise license keys to subscribers, along with providing enterprise-level support for Confluent Platform and your connectors. If you are a subscriber, please contact Confluent Support at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
See Confluent Platform license for license properties and License topic configuration for information about the license topic.
For a complete list of configuration properties for the source connector, see Salesforce Bulk API Source Connector Configuration Properties.
For a complete list of configuration properties for the sink connector, see Salesforce Bulk API Sink Connector Configuration Properties.
For an example of how to get Kafka Connect connected to Confluent Cloud, see Distributed Cluster in Connect Kafka Connect to Confluent Cloud.