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Status Future consideration
Workspace API Connect
Created by Guest
Created on May 25, 2019

Request for encrypted basic authentication details swagger export/import from/to API manager

When API definition is downloaded as swagger definition from API management UI, it contains username and password in plain text.

Also, during swagger import for creating new API , it requires username and password in plain text for invoke/proxy policies.

There is a need to have these credentials details exported/imported as encrypted and not in plain text.

This is required as these swaggers are typically are required to be stored in code repositories such as github for CI-CD pipeline for automated API deployments.

From security perspective, it is better to have passwords in encrypted format rather than plain text when swaggers are loaded to code repository and when it's imported through apic cli into the management server.

Related case was created TS002214630

Idea priority Medium
RFE ID 133315
RFE Product IBM API Connect

Password is displayed as a string in YAML/Debug

When username and password are provided in invoke/proxy for testing an API, the password is being displayed as plain text in YAML file and Debug which is not secure.
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Unable to hide values defined in properties section in APIC design

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over 4 years ago in API Connect 0 Future consideration

Require Key-Value Maps functionality in API Connect

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over 4 years ago in API Connect 0 Future consideration

Username and Password properties of Invoke policy || can we configure them in APIC and pass them as context variable to the APIC flow || API Connect V10

We want to store/configure Username and Password needed for basicAuth to call a backend securely somewhere inside API Connect. We will use these values dynamically using a context variable and pass them to INVOKE policy properties of an API whi...
over 1 year ago in API Connect 1 Future consideration