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Mule 4 Proxy Advantages (Nov 2017)

The benefits of using proxy applications for APIs in Mule 4.0 Runtime are important to understand for successful and efficient deployments. In Mule 4, WSDL, RAML, HTTP, and HTTPS proxies provide the benefits as described in this table.

Benefit WSDL RAML HTTP HTTPS

Tracks proxy in API Manager and generates API analytics. Requires auto-discovery.

yes

yes

yes

yes

Applies policies for API governance.

yes

yes

yes

yes

Sends errors related to MuleSoft-provided policies as soap:fault messages

yes

no

no

no

Includes API Console for simulating API requests. Footnote

no

yes

no

no

Footnote: A Mule 4 proxy includes the API Console to test your requests. By default, you can open API Console using a URL in the following format:

host_of_your_proxy:port_of_your_proxy/console.

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