24.3 Configure HTTP API Streaming endpoint in Adobe Experience Platform

Before you can set up the Adobe Experience Platform Sink Connector in Kafka, you need to create an HTTP API Source Connector in Adobe Experience Platform. The HTTP API Streaming endpoint URL is required to set up the Adobe Experience Platform Sink Connector.

To create an HTTP API Source Connector, log in to Adobe Experience Platform by going to this URL: https://experience.adobe.com/platform.

After logging in, you’ll land on the homepage of Adobe Experience Platform.

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Before you continue, you need to select a sandbox. The sandbox to select is named --aepSandboxId--. You can do this by clicking the text Production Prod in the blue line on top of your screen.

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After selecting the appropriate sandbox, you’ll see the screen change and now you’re in your dedicated sandbox.

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After selecting the appropriate sandbox, you’ll see the screen change and now you’re in your dedicated sandbox.

In the left menu, go to Sources and scroll down in the Sources Catalog until you see HTTP API. Click Add Data.

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Click New account. Use Kafka - ldap as the name for your HTTP API connection, in this case Kafka - vangeluw. Click Connect to source.

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You’ll then see this, click Next.

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Select Existing dataset and click the dataset icon.

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Search and select the dataset Demo System - Event Dataset for Call Center (Global v1.1). Click Confirm.

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Click Next.

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Give your dataflow a name. Use ldap - Kafka Dataflow, in this case vangeluw - Kafka Dataflow. Click Next.

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Click Finish.

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You’ll then see an overview of the HTTP API Source Connector you just created.

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You’ll need to copy the Streaming endpoint URL, which looks like the one below, as you’ll need it in the next exercise.

https://dcs.adobedc.net/collection/94981e0634e0d37c3559ce7ece05a35eae35c52cc5962d2d4a44e488400f2338

You have finished this exercise.

Next Step: 24.4 Install and configure Kafka Connect and the Adobe Experience Platform Sink Connector

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