Ceilometer kafka publisher not working: kafka-python library not available

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Environment

  • Red Hat OpenStack Platform (RHOS) 7.0

Issue

  • RHEL OSP 7 includes a new publisher to send meters to kafka. When trying to configure a kaffa publisher is added to a sink it fails because kafka python library is not available.

Resolution

  • This is solved as per errata (https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2015:2678) which was tracked in RH BZ 1247982

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