Kafka Connect IRC Source connector
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Kafka Connect IRC source connector

A Kafka Connect source connector for Internet Relay Chat

Configuration Properties

Property Description
irc.server The IRC Server to connect to.
irc.server.port The port of the IRC server to connect to. If not included defaults to 6697
irc.password Password for connecting to the IRC server
irc.channels Comma separated list of IRC channels.
irc.bot.name The name of the IRC bot in the channel, defaults to KafkaConnectBot.
kafka.topic Topic to save IRC messages to.

Running in development

mvn clean package
export CLASSPATH="$(find target/ -type f -name '*.jar'| grep '\-package' | tr '\n' ':')"
$CONFLUENT_HOME/bin/connect-standalone $CONFLUENT_HOME/etc/schema-registry/connect-avro-standalone.properties config/kafka-connect-irc-source.properties

Copyright © 2016 Christopher Matta (chris.matta@gmail.com)

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