Install with Azure Marketplace
We recommend installing against a HDInsight cluster .
Recommend instance type is Standard_DS2_v2.
This method installs Lenses as standalone VM in your Azure subscription against your own Apache Kafka cluster.
Lenses requires network connectivity to you Kafka cluster and should be located as close as possible, in a private subnet behind a load balancer.
More details for Azure networking setup .
To configure Lenses you need the broker endpoints and optionally the endpoints for the following in the format Lenses is expecting in the lenses.conf file:
Configure the Basics and Virtual Machine settings.
Once the deployment has complete go to the public IP created and login to Lenses with admin/admin.