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From Mayuresh Gharat <gharatmayures...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Failed attempt to delete topic
Date Thu, 03 Dec 2015 23:33:18 GMT
Can you paste some logs from the controller, when you deleted the topic?



On Thu, Dec 3, 2015 at 2:30 PM, Rakesh Vidyadharan <
rvidyadharan@gracenote.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> We are on an older kafka (0.8.1) version.  While a number of consumers
> were running, we attempted to delete a few topics using the kafka-topics.sh
> file (basically want to remove all messages in that topic and restart,
> since our entities went through some incompatible changes).  We noticed
> logs saying the topic has been queued for deletion.  After stopping all
> processes accessing kafka, we restarted kafka and then our processes.  The
> old topics do not seem to have been deleted (I can still see the log
> directories corresponding to the topics), and none of the clients are able
> to either publish or read to the topics that we attempted to delete.
> Attempting to read gives us the following type of error:
> Attempting to access an invalid KafkaTopic ( are you operating on a closed
> KafkaTopic ?)
> Attempting to publish gives us a more general type of error:
> kafka.common.FailedToSendMessageException: Failed to send messages after 3
> tries.
> at
> kafka.producer.async.DefaultEventHandler.handle(DefaultEventHandler.scala:90)
> at kafka.producer.Producer.send(Producer.scala:76)
> How can be get around this issue and start using the topics that we tried
> to clean up?  There may have been better ways to achieve what we wanted, if
> so please suggest recommendations as well.
> Thanks
> Rakesh

Mayuresh R. Gharat
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