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Configuring an API Instance Endpoint on API Manager

You can set up one of the following types of endpoint management:

  • Direct management of the endpoint: Basic endpoint

    Set up a basic endpoint.

  • Management by proxy: Endpoint with proxy

    Set up a basic endpoint if you create your API outside API Manager. For example, if you create the API using Mule Runtime, you don’t need a proxy.

You can save and later modify configuration of an API versions or instance.

  1. In API Manager, click the version, or an instance, of an API.

    If you previously created an instance of the version, click the instance you want to reconfigure.

    API Configuration appears.

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  2. Above API Configuration, in Add Consumer Endpoint, optionally enter the public-facing URL for the API. For example, enter http://product.mydomain.com.

  3. In Managing Type at the bottom of the page, select B*asic Endpoint* or Endpoint with Proxy.

  4. Select the Mule version box if you want to manage APIs in Mule 4 or later.

  5. In Implementation URI, either enter the URL of the site that hosts the API or accept the default, a dummy URI.

    Typically, you accept the default. The URI is not required, and often unknown, at this point.

  6. From Client provider, select the IdP that you want to use to authenticate access to this API from registered client applications:

    create instance endpoint midp

    If no client providers are set up for your environment and organization, this field is not visible. * If you chose Endpoint With Proxy, select a proxy deployment target CloudHub or Hybrid installation.

    + Hybrid is a product for managing servers. You need to register a server with Mule Agent 1.9.0 to deploy the API to a Mule 3.8 or later hybrid target.

    + If you choose Endpoint With Proxy, also accept the default Path / for the proxy endpoint, or enter another path. For example, changing the path to /users makes the REST call to the service at the implementation URI http://jsonplaceholder.typicode.com/users.

  7. In Advanced Options, optionally assign an instance label for the proxy, or accept the label, and set a response timeout.

    1. At the top of API Configuration section, click ADD A TAG to enter a tag name, such as Released, to signal the status of an API version to users.

  8. Click Save.

Now, you are ready to configure deployment.

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