How To: Validate Your OAuth Implementation

Is my Layer7 OAuth Toolkit (OTK) installation working? Valid question. Now that you’ve installed OTK on your API Gateway, and have access to OTK-specific policies and assertions in Policy Manager, it’s time to see OAuth in action. The quickest way to do this is through the pre-configured OAuth test clients and OAuth Manager.You can access the OAuth test…

Next TechTalk Session is April 29

API Academy TechTalks are back! Join hosts Aran White and Bill Oakes for the reboot of our popular live webinar series, where we discuss both industry trends and technical tips – and host a Q&A session with viewers, every month. Register for upcoming episodes to participate in our live webcasts, or watch previous instalments on-demand. Upcoming Sessions Past…

How To: OTK Solution Kit Installation

This is the second post in the blog series focusing on the OAuth Toolkit (OTK) kit. The first video was a more academic overview of the OAuth protocol and workflow.  This time we take a look at how to install the OTK solution kit, and how the OTK integrates with the API Gateway to provide easy implementation of OAuth security for API endpoints.  The…

Using Consul as a Source of Truth in Microservices

App Economy and Microservices In today’s app economy, APIs are playing an essential role in helping customers to achieve their digital transformation goals. In this process, enterprises are trying to convert their monolithic applications into more granular and autonomous microservices to support their business objective and also speed to market. Consul as Source of Truth In a microservices…

How-To: OAuth Overview

Today we’re going to take a look at the Layer 7 API Management OAuth toolkit or OTK. For most customers, the OTK is not an optional Gateway add-on. It is an essential product used in the API management lifecycle for securing client authorization and authentication. The OTK implements security using a combination of the OAuth 2.0 (authorization) and…

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