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  1. Kafka
  2. KAFKA-5639

Enhance DescribeGroups protocol to include additional group information

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    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Open
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: core
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      Description

      The DescribeGroups protocol v1 currently returns this information for each consumer group:

      • error_code
      • group_id
      • state
      • protocol_type
      • protocol
      • members

      There are additional info in a GroupMetadata object on the server side, some of which could be useful if exposed via the DescribeGroups protocol. Here are some examples:

      • generationId
      • leaderId
      • numOffsets
      • hasOffsets

      Enhancing the protocol with this additional info means improving the existing tools that make use of it. For example, using this additional info, the consumer group command's --describe output will provide more information about each consumer group to help with its monitoring / troubleshooting / ....

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            • Assignee:
              vahid Vahid Hashemian
              Reporter:
              vahid Vahid Hashemian
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