What's new in documentation

This topic describes the documentation changes in this release.

API Gateway

API Gateway Concepts Guide

API Gateway Installation Guide

  • Moved the Apache Cassandra administration topics to a new guide.
  • Moved the Apache Cassandra installation topic into the API Manager Installation section.
  • Updated the prerequisites and installation instructions for Apache Cassandra to state that 2.2.12 is the supported version.
  • Updated the prerequisites with additional steps you must complete before installing or running API Gateway if your UNIX/Linux system has the /tmp directory mounted with noexec.
  • Restructured the API Gateway Analytics information and added links to the new API Gateway Analytics User Guide.

API Gateway Container Deployment Guide

  • This is a new guide that describes how to deploy and run API Gateway and API Manager in containers and elastically scale the capacity up or down as required.

API Gateway Upgrade Guide

  • Updated the topic on upgrading Apache Cassandra to describe how to upgrade from version 2.2.8 to 2.2.12.
  • Restructured the API Gateway Analytics information and added links to the new API Gateway Analytics User Guide.

API Gateway Policy Developer Guide

  • Updated the topic on configuring a JMS service to describe a new field that enables you to specify the maximum number of JMS sessions.
  • Updated the topic on configuring a directory scanner to describe enhancements to the file processing settings.
  • Restructured the API Gateway Analytics information and added links to the new API Gateway Analytics User Guide.

API Gateway Policy Developer Filter Reference

  • Updated the topic on configuring an OCSP client filter to describe new options for time validation.
  • Added information on how to insert an XML node containing a namespace.
  • Restructured the API Gateway Analytics information and added links to the new API Gateway Analytics User Guide.
  • Updated the topic on the Generic Error filter to describe new options for customized generic errors.
  • Updated information on the Smooth Rate Limiting algorithm options.

API Gateway Administrator Guide

  • Renamed the topic on running API Gateway as non-root to "Run API Gateway on privileged ports", and updated the topic to describe alternative options for adding API Gateway library paths to the system path.
  • Updated the topic on Embedded ActiveMQ settings to describe new fields that enable you to specify the maximum memory and disk usage for ActiveMQ messages and to enable reporting of memory and disk usage.
  • Updated the topic on traffic monitoring settings to describe new and updated fields that enable you to configure transaction file management.
  • Added an appendix describing the open logging schema.
  • Restructured the API Gateway Analytics information and added links to the new API Gateway Analytics User Guide.

API Gateway Apache Cassandra Administrator Guide

  • This is a new guide that describes how to set up and use the Apache Cassandra database for API Manager and API Manager. It includes information on best practices and tuning, setting up high availability, and backup and restore.

API Gateway Analytics User Guide

  • This is a new guide that describes how to set up and use API Gateway Analytics to monitor and report on message traffic between API Manager instances and services, remote hosts, and clients.

API Gateway OAuth User Guide

  • Added information on deploying OAuth in Policy Studio. This replaces the deployOauthConfig script that was used in earlier versions.

API Gateway DevOps Deployment Guide

  • Removed references to API Gateway server-side support for Windows.

API Gateway Developer Guide

API Gateway Authentication and Authorization Integration Guide

  • Added sections on Oracle Access Manager (OAM) integration and Oracle Entitlements Server (OES) integration

API Gateway Kerberos Integration Guide

  • Added information on how to configure a delegation in Kerberos service principal.

API Gateway Key Property Store User Guide

  • Added information on using the KPS scripting API.
  • Added information on the kpsadmin diagnostics command, which you can use to help diagnose common KPS and Apache Cassandra configuration issues.

API Manager

API Manager User Guide

  • Added a new topic on how to enforce API Manager global policies (for example, mandatory security, compliance, or governance policies).
  • Added a new topic on how to add a fault handler policy at the global, API, and API method level.
  • Added a new topic on how to create custom routing policies with API key, OAuth, and SSL outbound authentication.
  • 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.
  • Added information on application credential alerts.

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