Quarkus Trait

The Quarkus trait activates the Quarkus runtime.

It’s enabled by default.

This trait is available in the following profiles: Kubernetes, Knative, OpenShift.

The quarkus trait is a platform trait: disabling it may compromise the platform functionality.


Trait properties can be specified when running any integration with the CLI:

$ kamel run --trait quarkus.[key]=[value] --trait quarkus.[key2]=[value2] integration.groovy

The following configuration options are available:

Property Type Description



Can be used to enable or disable a trait. All traits share this common property.



The Quarkus runtime type (reserved for future use)

Supported Camel Components

When running with Quarkus enabled, then Camel K only supports out of the box, those Camel components that are available as Camel Quarkus Extensions.

You can see the list of extensions from the Camel Quarkus documentation.