What is the importance of Kafka bootstrap.servers?

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Can somebody explain me what is the purpose of bootstrap.servers in Kafka producer API ?

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6 days ago in Apache Kafka by akhtar
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Hi@akhtar,

Bootstrap.servers is a mandatory field in Kafka Producer API. It contains a list of host/port pairs for establishing the initial connection to the Kafka cluster. The client will make use of all servers irrespective of which servers are specified here for bootstrapping. This servers list should be in the form host1:port1,host2:port2,....

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answered 6 days ago by MD
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