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Get started with Aiven for Apache Kafka®

Aiven services are managed in the Aiven web console . When you first log in to the console with your email address and password, you will see the Services view, which shows you all the services in the currently selected project.

Aiven for Apache Kafka® is a managed service offered by Aiven. The first step in using Aiven for Apache Kafka® is to create a service. You can do so using the Aiven Console or the Aiven CLI.

Create an Aiven for Apache Kafka® service

  1. Log in to the Aiven Console.

  2. Follow these instructions to create an Aiven for Apache Kafka service.

    Once the service is ready, the status changes to Running. Depending on your selected cloud provider and region, this generally takes a couple of minutes.

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