Managing authentication and security

Secure Cloud Manager and API Manager as well as your Catalogs with a user registry. Secure your APIs with OAuth. Create TLS profiles to ensure that information you share among web servers will not be stolen or tampered with.

As Cloud Administrator or Topology Administrator (or with a custom role that contains the Settings:Manage permission), you can configure the following authentication and security mechanisms:
  • User registries to authenticate users of Cloud Manager and API Manager and of your Catalogs and APIs.
  • OAuth providers to provide protection for APIs.
  • TLS profiles to secure transmission of data through the Gateway to external web sites and among web servers.

The following topics describe how to configure user registries, OAuth providers, and TLS profiles: