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From Kashyap Mhaisekar <kashya...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Log Retention in Kafka
Date Wed, 23 Apr 2014 04:11:25 GMT
Thanks Joel. Am using version 2.8.0.

Thanks,
Kashyap


On Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 5:53 PM, Joel Koshy <jjkoshy.w@gmail.com> wrote:

> Which version of Kafka are you using?
>
> You can read up on the configuration options here:
> http://kafka.apache.org/documentation.html#configuration
>
> You can specify time-based retention using log.retention.minutes which
> will apply to all topics. You can override that on per-topic basis -
> see further down in the above page under "topic-level configuration"
>
> On Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 02:34:24PM -0500, Kashyap Mhaisekar wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I wanted to set the message expiry for a message on a kafka topic. Is
> there
> > anything like this in kafka?
> > I came across a property - *log.retention.hours* and
> > *topic.log.retention.hours*
> > Had some queries around it.And it was mentioned that
> > topic.log.retention.hours is per topic configuration.
> > Had some queries around it -
> > 1. Does it mean that I need to specific the
> <topicname>.log.retention.hours
> > in the kafka config?
> > 2. Can this property be overriden anywhere?
> > 3. Is it possible for the producer to set a message expiry so that the
> > message expires after a configurable period of time?
> >
> > Regards,
> > Kashyap
>
>

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