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Lenses with the IBM managed Kafka service known as Event Streams .

The following support is not currently available on Event Streams:

  • ZooKeeper
  • Zookeeper metrics
  • Kafka brokers metrics.

Install on a virtual instance 

Recommended server:

  • 4 vCPU
  • 8 GB RAM
  • 25 GB Disk
  • Ubuntu Linux 18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver Minimal Install (64 bit)

IBM Kafka VM

Once the virtual server has finished booting, alter the /etc/resolv.conf if necessary, and check internet connectivity by updating the software:

apt update

Next, install Lenses as a docker or archive .