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Re: Cloudera Quickstart VM 5.8 - Kafka kafka_2.10- - IllegalArgumentException

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Finally I am able to resolve this issue - it is more related to improper usage of kafka dependencies in my pom.xml


This is what I did :

1. Created a new Cloudera Quickstart VM 5.8


2. Installed Kafka by following the commands mentioned in


In the above HTML link read carefully on maven dependency we have to use. Also check below pom.xml where kafka_clients is excluded and added from Cloudera Repository


3. In my maven pom.xml I have below configuration


Please note below kafka_clients exclusion while defining spark-streaming-kafka




















Hope this will help others





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