This topic describes the comparison between two types of Message Queue for Apache Kafka endpoints to help you choose an appropriate access method.

Item Default endpoint Simple Authentication and Security Layer (SASL) endpoint
Instance edition Professional Edition
Major version 0.10.x‒2.x 2.x
Network type Virtual private cloud (VPC) VPC
Enabling method Automatically enabled Enable in the console
Security protocol PLAINTEXT SASL_PLAINTEXT
Port 9092 9094