When you create an event source, you can specify a sink where events are sent to from the source. A sink is an addressable or a callable resource that can receive incoming events from other resources. Knative services, channels and brokers are all examples of sinks.
Addressable objects receive and acknowledge an event delivered over HTTP to an address defined in their
status.address.url field. As a special case, the core Kubernetes
Service object also fulfills the addressable interface.
Callable objects are able to receive an event delivered over HTTP and transform the event, returning
1 new events in the HTTP response. These returned events may be further processed in the same way that events from an external event source are processed.
As a developer, you can create an event sink to receive events from a particular source and send them to a Kafka topic.
You have installed the Red Hat OpenShift Serverless operator, with Knative Serving, Knative Eventing, and Knative Kafka APIs, from the Operator Hub.
You have created a Kafka topic in your Kafka environment.
In the Developer perspective, navigate to the +Add view.
Click Event Sink in the Eventing catalog.
KafkaSink in the catalog items and click it.
Click Create Event Sink.
In the form view, type the URL of the bootstrap server, which is a combination of host name and port.
Type the name of the topic to send event data.
Type the name of the event sink.
In the Developer perspective, navigate to the Topology view.
Click the created event sink to view its details in the right panel.
When you create an event source by using the Knative (
kn) CLI, you can specify a sink where events are sent to from that resource by using the
--sink flag. The sink can be any addressable or callable resource that can receive incoming events from other resources.
The following example creates a sink binding that uses a service,
http://event-display.svc.cluster.local, as the sink:
$ kn source binding create bind-heartbeat \ --namespace sinkbinding-example \ --subject "Job:batch/v1:app=heartbeat-cron" \ --sink http://event-display.svc.cluster.local \ (1) --ce-override "sink=bound"
You can configure which CRs can be used with the