What's new in documentation

This topic describes the documentation changes in this release.

API Portal Installation and Upgrade Guide

  • Added information on installing, uninstalling, and upgrading API Portal in unattended or silent mode.
  • Added information on how to restore footer customizations after upgrade.
  • Updated and added information on installing and upgrading API Portal for HA in single and multi-datacenter environments.
  • Restructured and updated the information on running API Portal in Docker containers.
  • Updated the information on upgrading API Portal in Docker containers.
  • Added information on encrypting the public API user password. You can do this during API Portal software installation, after starting the API Portal Docker container, or after upgrading.
  • Updated the guide to clarify that upgrade is supported from API Portal 7.5.5 only, and that this version is compatible with API Gateway and API Manager 7.6.2 only.
  • Updated the prerequisites sections for software installation and Docker containers to clarify that API Gateway Analytics and a metrics database are required if you want to monitor API and application usage in API Portal.
  • Removed information on virtual appliance as this form factor is not available in this version.
  • Added information on protecting API Portal from unlimited failed login attempts.
  • Added information on OAuth whitelisting.
  • Moved the information on connecting API Portal to API Manager, and securing API Portal to a new post-installation section.

API Portal Administrator Guide

  • Added information on customizing the API Portal footer.
  • Updated the Overview section as follows:
    • Added more items to the Key Capabilities section.
    • Added information on the types of users in API Portal.
    • Added information on the new API Catalog view, which provides new and useful resources for developers.
  • Updated the information on localizing API Portal.
  • Added information on how to change the API Portal page your API consumers see when they first log in.
  • Added information on how to restrict what your API consumers can see and edit on the Applications page.
  • Renamed and restructured the section which describes how to customize other features of API Portal.
  • Updated the information on customizing the API Catalog and added information on how to change the rendering option for viewing API details.

API Portal User Guide

This guide has been removed in this release. For more information on the features that API Portal enables you to offer your app developers, see the API Portal Administrator Guide.

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