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9.3.1. Kafka scheduler and SASL_PLAINTEXT credentials

Is there a preferred approach for passing SASL_PLAINTEXT username & password to vkconfig?

Documentation suggests setting sasl.username and sasl.password to rdkafka via kafka_conf -parameter, but these expose the credentials to logs as cleartext with COPY commands generated by the scheduler.

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  • SergeBSergeB Employee
    Accepted Answer

    That's the only mechanism to pass these parameters at the moment. I will log an enhancement request to obfuscate the password in the logs (as is done for other sensitive parameters.

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