It seems that you started a consumer from the earliest offset, then shut it
down for a long time, and tried restarting it again. At this time, you will
see OffsetOutOfRange exceptions, since the offset that your consumer is
trying to fetch has been garbage collected from the server (due to it being
too old). If you are using the high level consumer
(ZookeeperConsumerConnector), the consumer will automatically  reset the
offset to the earliest or latest depending on the autooffset.reset config

Which consumer are you using in this test ?

On Mon, Mar 11, 2013 at 2:12 AM, Nicolas Berthet
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