API Management

Microsoft Azure API Management is a turnkey solution for publishing APIs to external and internal consumers. Quickly create consistent and modern API gateways for existing backend services hosted anywhere, secure and protect them from abuse and overuse, and gain insights into usage and health. Plus, automate and scale developer onboarding to help get your API program up and running in no time.

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  1. Search API across entire site

    It would be very useful to have the search button functionality on entire site. For example, when searching an API by a word to display all related results from all available pages.

    6 votes
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  2. Send an email to a user once their subscription has been activated

    When a developer subscribes to a product that requires activation, they're not currently notified when their subscription is approved.

    28 votes
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  3. allow developer/management portal access from region close to developer.

    For a premium tier multi region setup, allow developer/management portal access from region close to developer. Or allow to make other unit as primary so that developers can still access portals in case they have issues accessing primary unit which hosts all portals

    4 votes
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  4. Register app with Azure AD through developer portal

    Given that there are already integrations with Azure AD, it would be developer friendly if you could register and manage your apps with Azure AD through the developer console.

    That way you would need just one portal to deal with things like client ids, secrets etc

    32 votes
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  5. API / Operation visibility

    Make possible to manage the visibility not only at product level but also at API level (and even maybe at operation level)

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  6. Allow custom identity provider portal account creation/login

    This is the same issue as as this 'completed' one: https://feedback.azure.com/forums/248703-api-management/suggestions/5947766-custom-identity-provider-for-the-developer-portal. That is only completed if you can use Azure B2C. We want to use a different identity provider (OAuth 2.0 based) to enable SSO between multiple web applications. We are currently using delegation, but that requires some integration that could go away if we could use a custom identity provider. Since there is already support for other OAuth based providers, it seems like this would be a 'easy win' for the platform.

    9 votes
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  7. Provide named values to the templates

    Would it be very useful if "named values" (global parameters you can use inside policies) could be used inside dotliquid templates ie.

    {{ myCustomNamedValue }}. This is important to link to external resources (in development / production envs), or to display values to the users (ie. quota limits) you use in policies as well.

    15 votes
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  8. API Management Swagger Definition does not give model details.

    I have imported swagger definiton file into APIM Publisher portal. It shows different actions but there is no info about navigation property from an entity which is specified in the Entity Framework model. I would want to publish that information on developer portal as well. See the attached picture.

    18 votes
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  9. Add a sitemap to developer portal.

    Need a way to publish a sitemap. It would be great if it would auto create one and update but I will settle for a simple way of adding it.

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  10. Support better grouping & sorting of products & APIs

    Right now - everything is forced into alphabetical sorting. There are no grouping options. We plan to use this for our entire enterprise, and we expect to end up with hundreds of APIs and dozens of products. A simple "sort order" field will accomplish the sorting issues, may be cumbersome to maintain but we could manage. Not sure how grouping would work, but here is our example:

    Products:
    Business Unit A - Developer
    Business Unit A - Test
    Business Unit A - Production
    Business Unit A - Production Unlimited

    I may like to have a "bucket" named just "Business Unit…

    51 votes
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  11. Client certificate authentication in developer console

    If the front-end takes mutual certs, the console cannot provide a way for developers to test API.

    44 votes
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  12. Single Swagger file for all APIs

    Support producing/exporting a single Swagger file for all APIs within API management.

    81 votes
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  13. Developer-facing UX for Basic Auth credentials

    Today, APIM provides a nice developer-facing UX for acquiring OAuth 2.0 access tokens – specifically, a dropdown is rendered on the Console page with whatever supported grant types have been selected for the Authorization Server associated with the API.

    But for APIs that use a Basic Authentication security model for user-level authorization, there is no similar developer-facing UX. So this means that developers using the portal have to manually click “Add header”, select “Authorization”, and then specify the base-64 encoded value for their username:password. That works fine, but it’s a little cumbersome.

    It would be nice if APIM could provide…

    15 votes
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  14. Display description included in JSON schema

    It's great that we are able to provide JSON schema for request definitions. As we are using the "description" property in our request schema to give some useful hints regarding each property, it would be nice to have this shown in the developer portal (like it is done in the "Model" view of swagger UI). Currently the descriptions are a bit hidden in the schema definition and not so obvious for the developers.

    21 votes
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  15. Extend the various schemas

    Having extensibility built into the user, application and other schemas would be useful for capturing the correct level of data from users

    8 votes
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  16. Rename subscription key header details (description, value)

    I’ve already modified the header name to ‘api-key’. Now trying to figure out if I can customize APIM template data values for header description and value.

    The challenge is that the existing values still refer to the subscription key as 'subscription key' so the documentation and code samples based on the template data (see attached) become confusing once the subscription key is renamed.

    12 votes
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  17. Developers to assign individual keys to their applications

    Right now keys are issued to developers as per product subscriptions. There is no way to identify which applications are using a particular API. It can only show developer usage statistics. Some developers might lose track of their own applications especially if they are internal developers so a mechanism to identify the application using an API based on a key would be great.

    14 votes
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  18. API change log with notifications

    Automatically provide a change log per API & operation when changes are made to the API (including full replacement via Swagger). Also have the ability to send developers with subscriptions to products linked to an API an e-mail with change notifications on time-scale they choose (daily, weekly) or when pushed by admin.

    25 votes
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  19. Allow binary request body

    Would be great if one can send binary files through the console.

    7 votes
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  20. Controlling Signup button functionality

    Currently there is no support to disable Signup functionality. If we disable Identities, it disables the Login also.

    There must be a way to achieve this. Refer below link for more details:

    https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/azure/en-US/3b8c8c60-0e26-4d7f-9a6f-2f2bc6b84bf2/how-to-disable-signup-button-functionality-on-developer-portal?forum=azureapimgmt

    100 votes
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