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This feature applies only to Aiven hosted Kafka. On-premises Kafka is deprecated, and creating new topics on-premises was disabled summer 2021. For on-premises Kafka, see on-premises Kafka documentation.

Why do I have to specify a pool name if there is only nav-dev and nav-prod?

Custom pools might be added in the future, so this is done to avoid changing that part of the API.

I can't produce/consume on my topic, with an error message like "topic not found". What's wrong?

You need to use the fully qualified name; check the .status.fullyQualifiedName field in your Topic resource.

I can't produce/consume on my topic, with an error message like "not authorized". What's wrong?

Make sure you added the application to .spec.acl in your topic.yaml.

I get the error MountVolume.SetUp failed for volume "kafka-credentials" : secret ... not found

Check the status of the AivenApplication resource created by Naiserator to look for errors.