ADO.NET Provider for Apache Kafka

Build 21.0.7940


The scheme used for authentication. Accepted entries are Auto,Plain,Scram,Kerberos.

Possible Values

Auto, None, Plain, Scram, Kerberos

Data Type


Default Value



The schemes are described as follows:

Auto Lets the driver decide automatically based on the other connection properties you have set.
None Anonymous authentication will be used, and you can connect to the data source without specifying the user credentials.
Plain The plain text login module will be used.
Scram The SCRAM login module encrypted with SHA-256 will be used.
Kerberos Kerberos authentication will be used, when using this value the system kerberos configuration file should be specified.

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