Use SASL authentication with Aiven for Apache Kafka®#
Log in to Aiven Console and choose your project.
From the list of services, choose the Aiven for Apache Kafka service for which you wish to enable SASL.
On the Overview page of the selected service, scroll down to the Advanced configuration section.
kafka_authentication_methods.saslsetting, and then select Save advanced configuration.
The Connection information at the top of the Overview page will now offer the ability to connect via SASL or via Client Certificate.
Although these connections use a different port, the host, CA, and user credentials remain consistent.