Let Azure API Management its identity authenticate with your backend services

Aside from Azure Traffic Manager, Azure Functions, and Azure Service Bus, Azure API Management (APIM) is one of my favourite services to use in just about any solution. A useful little nugget for APIM is it’s able to have its own Managed Identity. You can choose to use a System Managed Identity or a User Managed Identity. Both options have pros and cons. When you have configured APIM with a managed identity, this identity can be used to authenticate with the backend services. Read more →

Use Azure API Management (APIM) to rewrite a response

Have you ever been on a project where an API returns a response that you can’t, or don’t want to, handle in your own application? Or a customer asks to generate a different response? Yeah, me neither… If you ever come across a project, where they want you to return a response like this: HTTP/1.1 200 OK Connection: Keep-Alive Transfer-Encoding: chunked Content-Type: application/json Date: Wed, 10 Jan 2024 20:59:21 GMT { "error": 404, "status": "NotFound", "description": "Could not find the object" } This post is for you! Read more →