You can use either the MaxLag MBean (0.8):
Or the ConsumerOffsetChecker (0.7 or 0.8, can't seem to find a doc
reference for it):
./kafka-run-class.sh kafka.tools.ConsumerOffsetChecker ...
Dave DeMaagd | S'aite Reliability Engineering, Y'all
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> I was wondering if there's an easy way to get the current offset of a
> specified consumer? What we need is something to check the consumer offset
> every 5 min. If it's changing at a certain rate every time we check, good.
> If not, then we have a problem. I was going to write a monitoring program
> to check the broker or consumer for this offset to see if it changed and
> how much it changed since the last time I checked it.
> I ran into this pg on the wiki which looks like it's what I need.
> However, it says the API calls are not functional yet. Are there some
> other methods or APIs or JMX bean/object/etc that we can use in the
> meantime? If I were to ping zookeeper, where do I look for this offset?
> Thanks in advance for your help.