Are you seeing any errors in consumer when your broker gets down? May be any debug messages would be helpful. After killing the broker do you notice any leadership change for those topic's partitions using [kafka-topics.sh --zookeepr <> --describe] ?
On Fri, 11 Aug 2017 at 06:23 Rakesh Singh <rakeshkumar.si...@gmail.com> wrote: > I have installed kafka_2.11-0.11.0.0 and using java to create producer and > consumer > > I have 3 brokers server running on the same unix machine . > > I created a topic with 3 partition with a replication factor of 2. > > I started a very simple producer with key/value as auto incrementing > integers. > > I have one consumer running and it consumes data appropriately from all > the partitions. > > Now I kill one of the broker server manually using kill command. At this > point the consumer stops consuming but the producer is able to send > messages. > > When I run the consumer-group command I get the below error: > > *Error: Executing consumer group command failed due to The consumer group > command timed out while waiting for group to initialize:* > > If I start the broker server again then the consumer starts consuming > message from the point the broke was stopped. > > Any help is appreciated! > > Thanks > > Rakesh > > > > > -- > Thanks & Regards > Rakesh Singh > 732-829-7244 <073282%2097244> >