Updates and revisions

This guide includes the following documentation changes.

Changes in version 7.6.2

  • Rewrote and restructured the information on API Manager single sign-on (SSO) to address user feedback and make the steps easier to follow. Added more detail on the mapping of SSO user roles to API Manager roles and organizations. For details, see Configure API Manager SSO.
  • Added a new topic on how to enforce API Manager global policies (for example, mandatory security, compliance, or governance policies). For details, see Enforce API Manager global policies.
  • Added a new topic on how to add a fault handler policy at the global, API, and API method level. For details, see Add API Manager fault handler policies.
  • Added a new topic on how to create custom routing policies with API key, OAuth, and SSL outbound authentication. For details, see Add custom API Manager routing policies.
  • Restructured the guide and added a new section on advanced API administration use cases.
  • Updated the topic on customizing API Manager with a new section on adding custom properties for APIs. For details, see Customize API Manager.
  • Added information on application credential alerts. For details, see API management alerts and Read application credential.
  • Updated the topic on registering REST APIs with clarification on unsupported web services features and more information on creating a REST API data model. For details, see Register REST APIs in API Manager.

Changes in version 7.6.1

No changes.

Changes in version 7.6.0

  • Added a new topic on example end-to-end scenarios for advanced API administration use cases in API Manager. These include API routing based on a query string version parameter and API method-level authorization for client applications. For details, see Configure API routing based on version query string and Configure API method-level authorization for client applications.
  • The topic on configuring web-based settings in API Manager has been updated to include new settings for query string version parameters and application scopes for API keys and OAuth. For details, see Configure web-based settings in API Manager.
  • The topic on virtualizing REST APIs in API Manager has been updated to include new settings for query string version routing on the inbound tab and API method-level authorization of client applications in the API key security device. For details, see Virtualize REST APIs in API Manager.
  • The topic on consuming APIs in API Manager has updated settings for application scopes to reflect their use with API Key or OAuth security devices. For details, see Consume APIs in API Manager.
  • Added information on configuring API Manager in Policy Studio. This replaces the setup-apimanager script that was used in earlier versions. For details, see Configure API Manager.
  • Added information on new settings for API Manager that you can configure in Policy Studio (for example, the Default API Administrator user name and password). For details, see Configure API Manager settings in Policy Studio.
  • Removed references to API Gateway Analytics and replaced with API Manager metrics.
  • Added links to the API Gateway Administrator Guide for details on managing the metrics database.
  • Added a new topic detailing the API Manager HTTP response codes. For details, see API Manager response codes.

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