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The endpoint of the Message Queue for Apache Kafka instance cannot be pinged

Last Updated: Sep 25, 2020

Problem description

The endpoint of the Message Queue for Apache Kafka instance cannot be pinged.

Causes

To ensure security, the Message Queue for Apache Kafka cluster does not allow ping by default.

Solution

You can use telnet command to test network connectivity. But need to pay attention to the following requirements:

  • Execution telnet the client of the command is included in the whitelist.

  • If telnet the target is an intranet access point of the VPC, make sure that the client is in the same VPC.

  • If telnet the target instance is a public network access point. Make sure that the client can access the public network.

Application scope

  • Message Queue for Apache Kafka