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API Connect

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Ability to store "Crypto Shared Secret Key" i.e. symmetric keys in Gemalto Safenet Luna HSM client

Gemalto Luna HSM comes with an SDK and JCE provider which supports the generation and storage of symmetric keys into the HSM. However the API Gateway does not allow for the selection of the HSM as a storage option for "Crypto Shared Secret Key" ob...
over 5 years ago in API Connect 0 Future consideration

API Connect 3rd Party OAuth fix

API Connect V10 allows for only one OAuth provider
over 3 years ago in API Connect 0 Future consideration

API-C toolkit enhancement

add a way to create apis/products using an existing .yaml file. it does not look like the toolkit currently has a way to create an api or product from a .yaml (similar to the "import" functionality on the api manager when creating a new api/produc...
almost 2 years ago in API Connect 1 Functionality already exists

Manager UI Indicator for network connectivity issues with gateway

In v10 there is a nice new page allowing you to see the event being sent to gateways (publishes etc): On the other hand, there is not specifi...
almost 4 years ago in API Connect 0 Future consideration

security issue mitigation

Throughout the specification description fields are noted as supporting CommonMark markdown formatting. Where OpenAPI tooling renders rich text it MUST support, at a minimum, markdown syntax as described by CommonMark 0.27. Tooling MAY choose to i...
about 2 years ago in API Connect 0 Future consideration

Ask for confirmation after ctrl-alt-del on VMWare console of the API Gateway image

Sending a ctrl-alt-del to the VMWare console of a DataPower gateway appliance results in an immediate reboot of that server (no confirmation asked). This could trigger an accidental reboot an API Gateway in production. The used Linux distributions...
about 4 years ago in API Connect 0 Future consideration

API Connect - Proper error response for field validation

Dear team, Heineken would like to ask for a RFE for their API Connect RI. At the moment API field validations errors are shown as the following string: Please find below the message we get when using context.get('error.message'). { "data": {}, "er...
about 4 years ago in API Connect 0 Future consideration

Rate limit setting by "week" unit is based on UNIX epoch

API Connect V5 on-premise version has rate limit setting option for protecting backend service. But when setting it by "week" unit, e.g. 1,000 calls per a week, it is based on Unix Epoch time (1970/01/01) + 7 days. As a result, rate limit is reset...
about 4 years ago in API Connect 0 Future consideration

Add client cert to testing tool

It will be very helpful if the testing tool has an ability to add client certs into to it so that the APIC endpoints can be called using mutual TLS enabled.
about 2 years ago in API Connect 2 Future consideration

Decoupled Headless Developer Portal RFE.

Requirement to be able to leverage Dev Portal in a decoupled/headless fashion.
about 4 years ago in API Connect 0 Future consideration