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From Chris Burroughs <chris.burrou...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Decommisioning broker
Date Tue, 04 Oct 2011 15:53:23 GMT
On 10/04/2011 11:46 AM, Mathias Herberts wrote:
>>
>> If you have the luxury of planning ahead of time, you could also stop
>> writing to the broker for log.retention.hours, and then shut it down.
>>
> 
> Can the log files for a topic be moved to a new machine that does not
> yet have partitions for this topic? Will the znodes be recreated when
> broker discovers its log files?


Theoretically, yes.  At the least you would need to restart the new host
broker while removing the .kafka_cleanshutdown file.

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