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Can we turn on SSL connection in Splunk Add-on for Kafka?

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Splunk Add-on for Kafka does not secure the connection with TLS/SSL security? Is there anyway to establish secure connection to the Splunk Add-on for Kafka?

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Splunk Employee

The Kafka Add-on supports Kafka 0.8.2, which does not support SSL. Transport encryption using TLS/SSL and Kerberos/SASL Authentication support was added in Kafka version 0.10.
Enabling Splunk HEC with Kafka supports SSL.
Follow this blog to enable Splunk HEC with Kafka:

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