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Kafka bootstrap consumer offset reset

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We are using kafka 0.10.2 with CDH5.11. Our users use both zookeeper and bootstrap consumer groups. Is it possible to reset the offset of bootstrap consumers?


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The easiest way to reset the offsets is to just change the consumer Kafka will detect there are no pre-existing offsets, and then use the auto.offset.reset value to determine whether to reset to earliest or latest.

If you are using CDK3.0 (0.11 upstream), you can use the --reset-offsets option to kafka-consumer-groups:

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