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. The duration measure in Diagnostics logs

    We configured API management to send diagnostic log info to App Insights. We found that sometimes the duration reported by APIM are very high (4 minutes) although there is a cache hit and the duration to the backend service is 0.

    We asked Microsoft support about this and they said that it's probably due to the client connectivity or network issue with the client.

    We would like if the duration measure does not include the client time and only the time that the APIM takes to serve the request so we can see how our API is performing.

    Please see…

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  3. API Portal to properly process HTTP response content

    The API Web Portal should try to process the HTTP response accordingly to the declared MIME type, it might it be as an uui encoded attachment or embedded in the body.

    In case of doubt it shall NOT process the response at all.
    In our APIs the XML response has weird CR/LF scattered around added by the Portal itself.

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  4. Custom Headers Missing In Azure Portal Operation Test

    Recently, about a month ago, I was working on some policies for some of my API Operations and noticed when I went to test them in the Azure portal that my custom headers and defaults were missing. It seems there has been a change made that requires you to manually add the headers and select the default value in order to test the API >Operation. I have over 45 APIs with 100s of operations. I have headers defined with default values so that I can quickly open the API Operation and test the operation without having to set it up.…

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  5. Confirm User Actions before making Routing Unavailable

    An admin user accidentally clicked on a button in our primary prod API Mangement Service

    API Mangement Service -> Virtual Network -> Apply network configuration
    

    The user mistakenly pressed/released the mouse button while hovering over the WebUI/Component. The 'API Mangement Service' then stopped routing all traffic for just over 3 minutes of time (Effectively preventing traffic from being routed to/from clients). I confirmed this issue in a non-prod environment later.

    Is it possible to have dialog introduced that will confirm user action when this button is pressed? I think it is an accident prone UI feature. To allow this one…

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  6. Sorting API by "API URL Suffix"

    Hi,
    It will be really interesting to a kind of a tree view that shows us all the api url suffix and the api in it
    e.g:

    /
    /clients/

     >API Name 
    
    >> List of operations

    /employees/

     >API Name 
    
    >> List of operations

    Regards

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  7. Allow import only changes for existing Azure Functions API

    Partners should be able to only import changes when importing APIs into a project that already has Azure Functions APIs.

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  8. Add review URL for Application in publisher portal

    When you try to review an application (before publishing) you need to see the URL of the application. Unfortunately this is not possible, the URL is not visible in the application review page in the Publisher Portal.

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  9. Fix: Autogenerated "name" in new operation doesn't strip invalid characters

    add this as displayname:

    /path/routePath/{parameter}

    This gets auto-generated as name

    path-routepath-{parameter}

    But that auto-generated name is invalid because of the brackets. The auto-generation process already changes slashes to dashes, so why not also make it strip out invalid characters?

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  10. Filter doesn't clear properly

    The 'filter' option on the new APIM portal does not work well. If I select an API, then filter on the url displayname and perform an action, the filter resets, but doesn't clear out the text that I entered for the search. I then have to clear out the filtered text I typed in, and re-add it. It makes performing multiple tasks difficult. This happens in both Edge and Firefox.

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  11. Mechanism for copying API configuration between resources on different subscriptions

    A better way to copy API Configurations between resources on different subscriptions. Eg: development subscription -> production subscription

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  12. Optin/Optout on features & validations

    Often times I see that new validations are being rolled out by APIm team (recent one was from last week's May 11th release) where they rolled out a validation check to force uniqueness on API path (excluding parameters) which broke our builds when our release build is enroute to prod deploy. This also gives the power back to the consumers on when to opt in or opt out of any features you are releasing with future deployments .

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  13. Provide API Management in the German Cloud

    German companies are starting to deploy their workloads in the Cloud but in the German one and many of our clients ask about the availability of the API Management in this region. Actually is a very important service for them.

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  15. Allow OAuth2.0/OpenID Connect Authentication when testing APIs through the Azure Portal.

    Whenever an API requires OAuth2.0 or OpenID Connection authentication, through the Developer Portal you can authenticate at the defined STS. Yet, in the Azure Management Portal, when testing your API, this 'button' or feature is missing. To me, this renders the Test option useless, because all our APIs require OAuth...

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  16. BUG: Uri for appID is required to be a Url in the management console (instead of any Uri)

    An API has an appID. According to the label over the field this is an URI but the user interface does not allow us to put anything else but an url. We use a custom uri scheme to identify all of our applications and it would be really nice if we can continue to use this. The custom scheme we use is intended to end the confusion on our integrators of when to use a url and when to use an ID.

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  17. Git password generation should be URL encoded

    As it stands today, you have to URL encode the password before it can be used within Git. Note ampersand in partial password shown below.

    Partial Password -- 586ea4e36ccc210085030004&2017

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  18. Ability to update Expired Invite messaging

    Hi Team,
    Can you please add support to customize the language/message in "Invalid invitation token" page?
    We want to use a more user friendly message in our APIM instance, instead of the default one.

    FYI:
    Invalid invitation token
    Please note that confirmation links are valid for only 48 hours. If you are still within this timeframe, please make sure your link is correct. If your link has expired, then please repeat the action you're trying to confirm.

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  19. Enterprise ACLs

    Enterprise ACLs

    • Will need to control access to specific nodes of the API Manager with inheritance
    

    Example: If I manage a division I can change the child team's APIs

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  20. Split Azure API Manager into two main products

    Split Azure API Manager into two main products

    The Publish and Subscribe should be Enterprise wide while the SOA aspect can be deployed independently by department or application.

    . Enterprise capable Publish and Subscribe
    
    . Operational SOA layer for Relay and workflow

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