Topology sources are used to get data from the Kafka bus, which receives the data from the StackState topology API. They can be configured from the StackState UI page Settings > Topology Synchronization > Sts sources. Each configured topology data source is listed here, together with its connection status and settings. You can also edit, delete and export topology data sources from this list.
To add a new topology data source, click ADD STS DATA SOURCE from the screen Settings > Topology Synchronization > Sts sources and enter the required configuration.
The screen contains the following fields:
The name of the data source.
Optional. A description of the data source.
Use StackState's default Kafka
Select to use either the default Kafka bus on the StackState server or a separate Kafka instance.
Required if StackState's default Kafka is not used.
The integration type. Select from the dropdown list. This list is populated with the
The Kafka topic to retrieve data from. Select from the dropdown list. This list is populated based on the
Maximum batch size
The maximum number of components from a JSON file that are processed in a single batch. Used for rate limiting.
When enabled, topology elements will be set to
Expire after (minutes)
When Expire elements is enabled, this is the timeout period after which elements should be expired.
Optional. A valid URN.