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Configure Bring Your Own Ingest Default Plug-in Instance


You must configure a new instance of the default Bring Your Own Ingest (BYOI) you loaded.

The following configuration to create a new instance is based on the default plug-in Tlive-kafka-oc.

  1. Select Configuration > Ingest
  2. Select BYO Ingest Plugins in the Ingest Settings page.

    If you loaded the default plug-in, you can see its name in the Default Plugins page

  3. Click + New Instance.

    The Add a tlive-kafka-oc Instance page appears.

  4. Enter details as described in Table 1.

    Table 1: Attributes in Add a Default Plugin Instance Page




    Enter the name of the default ingest plug-in instance.

    In this example, name for an instance of Tlive-kafka-oc plug-in.


    Enter the broker name.

    In this example, Healthbot as a Kafka broker.

    If there are multiple brokers, separate them with commas.


    Enter Healthbot as the topic to which the plug-in subscribes.


    SASL Username

    Enter the plain text username for authentication.


    Enter a password.

    Passwords must be 6 to 128 characters long. Your password must include uppercase and lowercase. It can also contain numbers and special characters.


    CA Profile Name

    Enter the name of the trusted certificate authority.

    Local Certification Profile Name

    Enter the name of the self-signed certificate you created for Paragon Insights.

    Skip Certification Chain and Local Verification

    Enable this option if you want to skip verifying the integrity of the CA certificate.

    Connection between the input ingest plug-in and the external data source is encrypted even if you skip verification of the certificate.

  5. Do one of the following:
    • Save — Save the default plug-in instance configuration but do not deploy the configuration. You can use this option when, for example, you are making several changes and want to deploy all your updates at the same time later.

    • Save & Deploy — Save the default plug-in instance configuration and deploy the configuration in your production environment.

After you complete the instance configuration, you must configure ingest mapping for your default plug-in instance.