Documentation forSolarWinds Observability

Configure Confluent Cloud integration

To integrate Confluent Cloud with SolarWinds Observability:

  1. In SolarWinds Observability, click Add Data at the top.

  2. In the Add Data dialog, click Integration, and then click Confluent Cloud.

  3. In the Add Confluent Cloud dialog, select a host with the SolarWinds Observability Agent you want to use for Confluent Cloud and click Next.

    To only display Agents running in a Kubernetes cluster, click the List only Agents... toggle.

    If you want to install a dedicated Agent on a dedicated host, add the host and then add the Confluent Cloud integration. See Add a self-managed host.

    If you prefer using Docker, see Run the SolarWinds Observability Agent as a Docker image or Kubernetes deployment.

  4. Specify credentials to be used for authenticating the Confluent Cloud integration in SolarWinds Observability.

    • Add New Credential

      Select this option to create new credentials. Provide a name for the credentials set and the requested details, such as password, API key, and/or client secret.

    • Use Existing Credential

      Select this option to use existing credentials. Select credentials from the list.

  5. Review the configuration and click Deploy to deploy the changes to the agent.

    • Provide a Display Name.

    • Review the Collection Interval.

    • In Cluster ID, provide the ID of the Kafka cluster where the Confluent Cloud is running.

  6. When the installation is complete, you can continue to observe Confluent Cloud data. Use the buttons on the Summary screen.

To view metrics collected for Confluent Cloud, click Analyze > Metrics and search for confluent. See Metrics Explorer for details.