Getting Started


The Community Edition of Kpow is distributed through Dockerhub.


1) Install

docker run --pull=always -p 3000:3000 -m 2G factorhouse/kpow-ce:latest

2) Connect

open http://localhost:3000

3) Configure

See Configuration on how to configure Kpow.

Docker Compose

View the kpow-local GitHub repository.

The following will start Kpow along with a 3-node Kafka cluster including Connect and Schema Registry. Perfect for local development!

git clone [email protected]:factorhouse/kpow-local.git 
cd kpow-local
docker compose up -d
open http://localhost:3000
  • Kpow will be available at http://localhost:3000
  • Kafka Connect will be available at http://localhost:8083 (unauthenticated)
  • Schema Registry will be available at http://localhost:8001 (basic auth username admin and password admin)
  • The Kafka brokers are accessible with bootstrap URL,, (unauthenticated)