After a migration or upgrade, Kafka will not start with the following error printed in the console:
Unable to start service Kafkaorg.apache.kafka.common.errors.CorruptRecordException: Record size is smaller than minimum record overhead (14).process Kafka shutdownService Kafka failed to startError running script: Unable to start transaction log.Unable to start distributed transaction log. Check the Kafka and Zookeeper logs for more information.
This happens when the Kafka data on disk is not saved correctly from an improper shutdown.
This article applies to Appian 17.3 and later.
Last Reviewed: March 2019
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