Version 0.6.5
Available fully managed on Confluent Cloud
Plugin type:
Enterprise support:
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Datagen Source Connector

For demos only: A Kafka Connect connector for generating mock data, not suitable for production


Confluent Hub CLI installation

Use the Confluent Hub client to install this connector with:
confluent-hub install confluentinc/kafka-connect-datagen:0.6.5

Download installation

Or download the ZIP file and extract it into one of the directories that is listed on the Connect worker's plugin.path configuration properties. This must be done on each of the installations where Connect will be run.
By downloading you agree to the terms of use and software license agreement.

Configure an instance of your connector

Once installed, you can then create a connector configuration file with the connector's settings, and deploy that to a Connect worker.See here for more detailed instructions.


This connector is open source at and supported by community members.