Apache kafka Installation on Windows

Please follow the below steps for installing kafka in windows

  • Download the Apache Kafka from Download

  • Extract the downloaded folder in C:\ drive

  • Navigate to C:\kafka\bin\windows

Starting Kafka on windows

  • zookeeper first needs to be started with following command.

    C:\kafka\bin\windows\zookeeper-server-start.bat C:\kafka\config\zookeeper.properties

  • After starting the zookeeper start the kafka with below command

    C:\kafka\bin\windows\kafka-server-start.bat C:\kafka\config\server.properties