Manage Apache Kafka® allow lists

In this article, you can learn how to add, edit, delete allow list entries and control system services access to the data on your cluster.

Add an allow list entry

  1. Go to the console.

  2. Select Clusters from the list of services on the left.

  3. Select the cluster you want to apply an allow list to.

  4. Click the Allow List tab.

  5. Enter a single IP address or a CIDR in the IP address or CIDR textbox:

    • CIDR range notation looks like this: <IP address>/<Netmask>.

      Check the Netmask value with an external subnet calculator. For example, CIDR Subnet calculator .

    • Single IP address: enter the IP Address you want to add to the list.

    Note

    If you are going to give open access to your cluster, add 0.0.0.0/0 to your allow list to open the cluster to connections via IPv4. To allow IPv6 access, add ::/0.

  6. Type a description of the CIDR or the IP address you want to add to your allow list.

  7. Click Add.

Edit an allow list entry

  1. Go to the console.

  2. Select Clusters from the list of services on the left.

  3. Select the cluster whose allow list you want to edit.

  4. Click the Allow List tab.

  5. Select the entry you want to edit, click Edit.

  6. In the Edit Allow List Entry dialog:

    1. Edit an IP address or a CIDR in the IP address or CIDR textbox:

      If needed, check the Netmask value with an external subnet calculator. For example, CIDR Subnet calculator .

    2. Edit the Description field.

    3. Click Save.

Delete an allow list entry

  1. Go to the console.

  2. Select Clusters from the list of services on the left.

  3. Select the cluster the allow list of which you want to delete an entry from.

  4. Click the Allow List tab.

  5. Select the entry you want to remove, click Delete.

Control system services access to your cluster

  1. Go to the console.

  2. Select Clusters from the list of services on the left.

  3. Select the cluster the allow list of which you want to edit.

  4. Click the Allow List tab.

  5. Under the SYSTEM OPTIONS section, Allow or Block access of a system service to the data on your cluster.

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