In the documentation for the current release of Oracle GoldenGate for Big Data (18.104.22.168.1.011) there's a helpful sample configuration, which isn't so helpful ...
[...] gg.handler.kafkahandler.ProducerRecordClass = com.company.kafka.CustomProducerRecord [...]
This value for
gg.handler.kafkahandler.ProducerRecordClass will cause a failure when you start the replicat:
[...] Class not found: "com.company.kafka.CustomProducerRecord" [...]
If you comment this configuration item out, it'll use the default (
oracle.goldengate.handler.kafka.DefaultProducerRecord) and work swimingly!
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