Confluent Security Plugins

Important

To use the Confluent Security Plugins, you must have a current Confluent Enterprise subscription. Without the license key, you can use Confluent Security Plugins for a 30-day trial period.

Confluent Security Plugins are used to add security capabilities to various Confluent Open Source tools and products.

The Kafka LDAP plugins enable group-based authorization in brokers using groups configured in your LDAP server.

Currently, there is a plugin available for Kafka REST Proxy which helps in authenticating the incoming requests and propagating the authenticated principal to requests to Kafka. This enables Kafka REST Proxy clients to utilize the multi-tenant security features of the Kafka broker.