This functionality is in beta and is subject to change. The design and code is considered to be less mature than official GA features. Elastic will take a best effort approach to fix any issues, but beta features are not subject to the support SLA of official GA features.
This is the Kafka module.
The Kafka module supports the standard configuration options that are described in Specify which modules to run. Here is an example configuration:
metricbeat.modules: - module: kafka metricsets: ["partition"] period: 10s hosts: ["localhost:9092"] #client_id: metricbeat #retries: 3 #backoff: 250ms # List of Topics to query metadata for. If empty, all topics will be queried. #topics:  # Optional SSL. By default is off. # List of root certificates for HTTPS server verifications #ssl.certificate_authorities: ["/etc/pki/root/ca.pem"] # Certificate for SSL client authentication #ssl.certificate: "/etc/pki/client/cert.pem" # Client Certificate Key #ssl.key: "/etc/pki/client/cert.key" # SASL authentication #username: "" #password: ""
The following metricsets are available: