InsertField

The following provides usage information for the Apache Kafka® SMT org.apache.kafka.connect.transforms.InsertField.

Description

Insert fields using attributes from the record metadata or a configured static value.

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

Example

This configuration snippet shows how to use InsertField to insert a static field labeled MessageSource using a static value of Kafka Connect Framework.

"transforms": "InsertField",
"transforms.InsertField.type": "org.apache.kafka.connect.transforms.InsertField$Value",
"transforms.InsertField.static.field": "MessageSource",
"transforms.InsertField.static.value": "Kafka Connect framework"

Before: {"author": "Philip K. Dick", "character": "Palmer Eldritch"}

After: {"author": "Philip K. Dick", "character": "Palmer Eldritch", "MessageSource": "Kafka Connect framework"}

Properties

Name Description Type Default Valid Values Importance
offset.field Field name for Apache Kafka® offset. This is only applicable to sink connectors. Suffix with ! to make this a required field, or ? to keep it optional (the default). string null   medium
partition.field Field name for Kafka partition. Suffix with ! to make this a required field, or ? to keep it optional (the default). string null   medium
static.field Field name for static data field. Suffix with ! to make this a required field, or ? to keep it optional (the default). string null   medium
static.value If field name is configured, the static field value. string null   medium
timestamp.field Field name for record timestamp. Suffix with ! to make this a required field, or ? to keep it optional (the default). string null   medium
topic.field Field name for Kafka topic. Suffix with ! to make this a required field, or ? to keep it optional (the default). string null   medium