Get started with Lenses, the DataOps platform for Apache Kafka.

Installing Lenses using Docker

1. Prerequisites

To follow this guide you will need:

  1. Docker installed.

  2. Kafka brokers details and optionally metrics details. Check Managed Kafka links for more details on cloud.

Don’t have your Kafka cluster? Download Lenses Box or start your free trial on our Portal.

2. Lenses license

Click here to get your Lenses license.

3. Running Lenses with Docker

Run the following in a terminal.

docker run -e LENSES_PORT=8080 -p 8080:8080 lensesio/lenses

A message similar to the following should appear in the logs:

2021-12-16 18:17:04,322 INFO  [i.l.b.r.HttpServer] [ioapp-compute-6] Lenses http server started and listening to requests.

Now you will able to visit http://localhost:8080 in your browser which will lead you to the Setup Wizard

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Check the full documentation or other ways of setup.