confluent kafka topic create


Create a Kafka topic.

confluent kafka topic create <topic> [flags]


--url string                 Base URL of REST Proxy Endpoint of Kafka Cluster (include /kafka for embedded Rest Proxy). Must set flag or CONFLUENT_REST_URL.
--ca-cert-path string        Path to a PEM-encoded CA to verify the Confluent REST Proxy.
--client-cert-path string    Path to client cert to be verified by Confluent REST Proxy, include for mTLS authentication.
--client-key-path string     Path to client private key, include for mTLS authentication.
--no-auth                    Include if requests should be made without authentication headers, and user will not be prompted for credentials.
--prompt                     Bypass use of available login credentials and prompt for Kafka Rest credentials.
--partitions int32           Number of topic partitions. (default 6)
--replication-factor int32   Number of replicas. (default 3)
--config strings             A comma-separated list of topic configuration ('key=value') overrides for the topic being created.
--if-not-exists              Exit gracefully if topic already exists.
--context string             CLI context name.

Global Flags

-h, --help            Show help for this command.
-v, --verbose count   Increase verbosity (-v for warn, -vv for info, -vvv for debug, -vvvv for trace).


Create a topic named my_topic with default options at specified cluster (providing Kafka REST Proxy endpoint).

confluent kafka topic create my_topic --url http://localhost:8082

Create a topic named my_topic_2 with specified configuration parameters.

confluent kafka topic create my_topic_2 --url http://localhost:8082 --config cleanup.policy=compact,compression.type=gzip

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