Sign up with Lenses
and download your license key.
MSK for Apache Kafka is a fully managed streaming platform by AWS, deployable on the AWS cloud.
Start by signing up for an AWS account.
Follow the in-product instructions to launch a Kafka cluster within the AWS console interface.
Then, enable connectivity and open monitoring to get the most of it.
Allow your Lenses instance to connect to the MSK cluster.
Edit the MSK security group and add the IP address of your Lenses Docker host.
Enable it on an existing cluster with this AWS guide.
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Run the following in a terminal:
docker run -e LENSES_PORT=8080 -p 8080:8080 lensesio/lenses
Wait for this message in the logs:
2021-12-16 18:17:04,322 INFO [i.l.b.r.HttpServer] [ioapp-compute-6] Lenses http server started and listening to requests.
Now your Lenses is up and running.
Head to http://localhost:8080.
Login as admin:
Lenses will check that it can connect to your Kafka.
Add your Lenses license. Copy and paste the JSON file you downloaded from your email. Lenses will check that the license is valid.
Click on Save & Boot Lenses. Lenses will finish configuring itself.
Currently, Lenses doesn’t integrate with:
Without this services these Lenses features are not available:
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