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schema_registry_decode

EXPERIMENTAL

This component is experimental and therefore subject to change or removal outside of major version releases.

Automatically decodes and validates messages with schemas from a Confluent Schema Registry service.

# Common config fields, showing default values
label: ""
schema_registry_decode:
url: ""

Decodes messages automatically from a schema stored within a Confluent Schema Registry service by extracting a schema ID from the message and obtaining the associated schema from the registry. If a message fails to match against the schema then it will remain unchanged and the error can be caught using error handling methods outlined here.

Currently only Avro schemas are supported.

Avro JSON Format

This processor creates documents formatted as Avro JSON when decoding Avro schemas. In this format the value of a union is encoded in JSON as follows:

  • if its type is null, then it is encoded as a JSON null;
  • otherwise it is encoded as a JSON object with one name/value pair whose name is the type's name and whose value is the recursively encoded value. For Avro's named types (record, fixed or enum) the user-specified name is used, for other types the type name is used.

For example, the union schema ["null","string","Foo"], where Foo is a record name, would encode:

  • null as null;
  • the string "a" as {"string": "a"}; and
  • a Foo instance as {"Foo": {...}}, where {...} indicates the JSON encoding of a Foo instance.

Fields

url

The base URL of the schema registry service.

Type: string

tls

Custom TLS settings can be used to override system defaults.

Type: object

tls.skip_cert_verify

Whether to skip server side certificate verification.

Type: bool
Default: false

tls.enable_renegotiation

Whether to allow the remote server to repeatedly request renegotiation. Enable this option if you're seeing the error message local error: tls: no renegotiation.

Type: bool
Default: false
Requires version 3.45.0 or newer

tls.root_cas

An optional root certificate authority to use. This is a string, representing a certificate chain from the parent trusted root certificate, to possible intermediate signing certificates, to the host certificate.

Type: string
Default: ""

# Examples
root_cas: |-
-----BEGIN CERTIFICATE-----
...
-----END CERTIFICATE-----

tls.root_cas_file

An optional path of a root certificate authority file to use. This is a file, often with a .pem extension, containing a certificate chain from the parent trusted root certificate, to possible intermediate signing certificates, to the host certificate.

Type: string
Default: ""

# Examples
root_cas_file: ./root_cas.pem

tls.client_certs

A list of client certificates to use. For each certificate either the fields cert and key, or cert_file and key_file should be specified, but not both.

Type: array

# Examples
client_certs:
- cert: foo
key: bar
client_certs:
- cert_file: ./example.pem
key_file: ./example.key

tls.client_certs[].cert

A plain text certificate to use.

Type: string
Default: ""

tls.client_certs[].key

A plain text certificate key to use.

Type: string
Default: ""

tls.client_certs[].cert_file

The path to a certificate to use.

Type: string
Default: ""

tls.client_certs[].key_file

The path of a certificate key to use.

Type: string
Default: ""