Hi all,
I was just trying to create a monitoring service of my own for Kafka. I
wanted  to know if Kafka provides any sort of functionality for pid files
which I can see to check if Kafka is up or not.

My scenario is:

I will have 2 Kafka instances running on same machine with different
configurations i.e. their home directories will be different.
I want to start a specific Kafka instance if any one of the two gets
killed. So I wanted to know which Kafka instance is down.
So, how I can I get the PID of a particular Kafka instance ?

Thanks in advance.

*Thanks & Regards*
*Hanish Bansal*

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