Pulsar rule

You can use a Pulsar rule if you want to send data such as messages, occupancy, lifecycle and presence events from Ably to Pulsar.

Development status

This feature is Enterprise only, and currently in Preview.

Creating a Pulsar rule

There are two ways to create a Pulsar rule:

1. Using the Ably Dashboard.
2. Using the Control API.

Creating a Pulsar rule in the dashboard

To create a rule in your dashboard:

1. Login and select the application you wish to integrate with Pulsar.
2. Click the Integrations tab.


Integrations tab

3. Click the + New Integration Rule button.
4. Choose Firehose.
5. Choose Pulsar.


Choose Pulsar

6. Configure the settings applicable to your use case and your Pulsar installation.

The general settings:


Pulsar rule settings - general

The Pulsar-specific settings:


Pulsar rule settings - Pulsar-specific

7. Click Create to create the rule.

Creating a Pulsar rule using Control API

See some examples of creating rules in the rules section of the Control API documentation. You can also refer to the rules section of the Control API Reference for information on creating a Pulsar rule. You will need to select a ruleType of pulsar.

See also


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