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Re: Reading "first available" offset for the partition?
You can obtain this information by sending the broker an OffsetRequest.
There is also a command-line tool (GetOffsetShell) that can help understand
how it works.
On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 7:17 AM, Radek Gruchalski <

> Hi everyone,
> I have a question regarding an issue related to OffsetOutOfRange exception.
> I have an app that consumes messages from a topic, this app uses node.js
> and node-kafka behind.
> Our data retention policy is 24h and the app in question was down for over
> 2 days. Not a problem, this is a prototype, however…
> Now, when reconnecting, we are receiving OffsetOutOfRange. Understandable,
> I'm only trying to figure out how to find the "first available" offset for
> a partition.
> Am I assuming correctly this can be done with JMX only? Any
> avro/thrift/rpc call that could give me that data?
> Kind regards,
> Radek Gruchalski
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