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In our June 2024 Layer7 Office Hours we reviewed the new features recently released in the Layer API Portal 5.3. Powerful new capabilities such as Policy Template Category enhancements, client certificate management, Debian 12 support, Graphman bundle upload from the Portal UI, and much much more. Check out the replay for full details.
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PI Planning for PI37 is now complete and development has kicked off. Below you will find the list of items that are included in this PI and a summary of the releases completed in the previous PI. As always, we invite you to provide feedback. We would love feedback on both the current and future PI items to help us prioritize the items that will have the most benefit for our customers. Recent Releases The following product versions were released during PI36: • API Gateway 11.1 - Release Notes • API Portal 5.2.3 - Release Notes Release and EOS Calendar The following image provides a timeline view of past and ...
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In our March Layer7 Office Hours, we looked at Layer7 Operator. Layer7 Operator completely transforms the deployment, configuration and management of Layer7 API Security. These become automatic, pain free and almost instant activities to ensure the latest security rules can be deployed to architectures with ease. Layer7 Operator helps customers unlock the many benefits of cloud native deployments and upgrades, including greater agility, availability and scalability; faster times to market; and reduced costs. In the session, we ran through the getting started guide and examples of how to use this exciting features.
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This is a recording of our February 2024 Office Hours, where we discussed and demo'd how the Portal APIs (PAPI) can be utilized to manage apps, APIs, users, deployments, proxies, etc. As always, we followed this with a general Q&A. --------------------------------------------------------------------
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The Layer7 product group of Broadcom's IMS division is pleased to announce that the Layer7 Operator is now available for preview. The Layer7 Operator will completely transform the deployment, configuration and management of Layer7 API security. These become automatic, pain free and almost instant activities to ensure the latest security rules can be deployed to architectures with ease. The Layer7 Operator will help customers unlock the many benefits of cloud native deployments and upgrades, including greater agility, availability and scalability; faster times to market; and reduced costs. See it in action , and get started now! Note: ...
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PI Planning for PI36 is now complete and development has kicked off. Below you will find the list of items that are included in this PI and a summary of the releases completed in the previous PI. As always, we invite you to provide feedback. We would love feedback on both the current and future PI items to help us prioritize the items that will have the most benefit for our customers. Recent Releases The following product versions were released during PI35: • API Gateway 11.0 CR 2 - Release Notes • API Gateway 10.1 CR 4 - Release Notes • OAuth Toolkit (OTK) 4.6.2 - Release Notes • Mobile SDK 2.4 - Release Notes ...
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On our January Office Hours, Jon Shendt, a key Layer7 partner, discussed how creating and maintaining a Token Service that caters to forward-leaning and traditional clients simultaneously can be an undertaking with many hurdles. Jon further discussed how handling multiple issuers, tracking expiration, authorization and authentication, and most importantly, preventing data spills, requires a customized and holistic approach while still utilizing standards and best practices. By incorporating several key tools from Layer7, he demonstrated how this task becomes easier, but still requires some navigation through various issues that can arise. As always, we ended ...
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This panel discussion included Shari Laya and Christopher Rodriguez from IDC, Layer7's CTO Francois Lascelles, , customers Paco Rebollo of Telefonica and Carlos Pimentel of William Hill, & partner Jon Schendt of Vista Ascent Solutions.
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In this month's Office Hours, we looked at API security considerations and recommendations with a demonstration of related Layer7 API Gateway features, followed by a general Q&A. ---------------------------------------------
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PI Planning for PI35 is now complete and development has kicked off. Below you will find the list of items that are included in this PI and a summary of the releases completed in the previous PI. As always, we invite you to provide feedback. We would love feedback on both the current and future PI items to help us prioritize the items that will have the most benefit for our customers. Recent Releases The following product versions were released during PI34: • API Portal 5.2.2 - Release Notes • API Gateway 11.0 CR 1 - Release Notes PI35 Key Capabilities The sections below provide a listing of the key capabilities ...
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In our Layer7 Office Hours call for October, we reviewed using the Layer7 OAuth Toolkit (OTK) Third-Party OIDC Provider capability to demonstrate how to integrate with the Broadcom VIP Authentication Hub to provide enhanced security for authentication and API access, including multi-factor and password-less authentication along with risk-based scoring. As always, we wrapped up with a general Q&A. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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PI Planning for PI34 is now complete and development has kicked off. Below you will find the list of items that are included in this PI and a summary of the releases completed in the previous PI. As always, we invite you to provide feedback by commenting on this post below. We would love feedback on both the current and future PI items to help us prioritize the items that will have the most benefit for our customers. Recent Releases: The following product versions were released during PI33: • API Portal 5.2.1 - Release Notes PI34 Key Capabilities The sections below provide a listing of the key capabilities ...
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in our July Office Hours, we reviewed the latest Portal 5.2.1 release and provided a demo of key features such as API Key expiration and UI updates for managing Application APIs. As always, we wrapped up w/general Q&A. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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Here's the links that Ben referenced during the June 2023 Office Hours: API Products tech docs https://techdocs.broadcom.com/us/en/ca-enterprise-software/layer7-api-management/api-developer-portal/5-2/manage/manage-plans/introducing-api-products.html Gateway Non-GA Features page in tech docs (includes links to community portal or tech docs) https://techdocs.broadcom.com/us/en/ca-enterprise-software/layer7-api-management/api-gateway/11-0/release-notes/gateway-non-ga-features.html Graphman - Getting started with Postman https://imsacademy.broadcom.com/catalog/courses/3095621 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WeBFRjSG26I Graphman - Getting ...
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In our June Office Hours, we took a look at progressive delivery and the value it provides to both our customers and our development teams, followed by general Q&A. ------------------------------------------------------------------
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In our May Office Hours, we discussed upcoming enhancements to the OTK as well as new FAPI capabilities. We finished, as always, with a general Q&A. -------------------------------------------------------------
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PI Planning for PI33 is now complete and development has kicked off. Below you will find the list of items that are included in this PI and a summary of the releases completed in the previous PI. As always, we invite you to provide feedback by commenting on this post below. We would love feedback on both the current and future PI items in order to help us prioritize the items that will have the most benefit for our customers. Recent Releases: The following product versions were released during PI32: • API Gateway 11.0 - Release Notes • API Gateway 10.1 CR3 - Release Notes • API Portal 5.2 - Release Notes • OAuth Toolkit (OTK) ...
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In April's Layer7 Office Hours, we took at troubleshooting in Layer7 API Developer Portal and covered topics that included: - Understanding Portal Logging - High-level understanding of Portal services - What services and logging to focus on for different scenarios - Following Trace IDs across services - Pending improvements to improve Portal logging - Using Postman collections to assist with troubleshooting and recovery After this, we used the extra time for Q&A. -----------------------------------------------------------------------
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Our March Office Hours had a key member of the Support Team talk about common issues and workarounds. We then shifted to general Q&A. -----------------------------------------------------------------
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PI Planning for PI32 is now complete and development has kicked off. Below you will find the list of items that are included in this PI and a summary of the releases completed in the previous PI. As always, we invite you to provide feedback by commenting on this post below. We would love feedback on both the current and future PI items in order to help us prioritize the items that will have the most benefit for our customers. Recent Releases: The following product versions were released during PI31: API Portal 5.1.2 - Release Notes Mobile SDK 2.3 - Release Notes OAuth Toolkit (OTK) 4.6 - Release Notes PI32 Key Capabilities The sections ...
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