Configuring Talend Dictionary Service - 6.4

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This section contains information on how to secure connections for Talend Dictionary Service and how to configure the application logs.

Securing connections for Talend Dictionary Service

To secure connections between Talend Dictionary Service, the MongoDB server and Apache Kafka, proceed as follows:

  1. Open the <Tomcat>/conf/server.xml file.

  2. Comment the non-SSL part:

    <!-- <Connector port="8187" protocol="HTTP/1.1"
           redirectPort="8550" /> -->
  3. Uncomment the following lines:

    <!-- <Connector port="8550"
    sslProtocol="TLS"/> -->
  4. Add the following lines:

  5. Open the <Tomcat>/conf/ file.

  6. To secure connections with MongoDB, edit the following lines:

  7. To secure connections with Kafka using communication encryption only, edit the following lines:<path_to_truststore><truststore_password>
  8. To secure connections with Kafka using authentication, edit the following lines:<path_to_keystore><keystore_password><key_password>
  9. To secure connections with Talend Identity and Access Management, change the below URLs from http to https:


    Note that the communication encryption parameters must also be defined to use authentication.

Talend Dictionary Service only supports the Java Key Store (.jks) format to store keys and certificates.

To enable HTTPS support on Tomcat, see

To enable SSL support on MongoDB, see

To enable SSL support on Kafka, see

To enable SSL support on Talend Identity and Access Management, see Securing connections for Talend Identity and Access Management.

Configuring logs for Talend Dictionary Service

Talend Dictionary Service logs allows you to analyze and debug the activity of Talend Dictionary Service.

Talend Dictionary Service logs are located in <Dictionary_Service_Path>/apache-tomcat/logs/.

To configure the information level of your log files, proceed as follows:

  1. Open the <Dictionary_Service_Path>/apache-tomcat/conf/ file.

  2. Edit the value of the field. For more information on log4j log levels, see