Using the APIapplication programming interface (API)
A specification of interactions available for building software to access an application or service. gateway pattern, PingAuthorize processes JSONJSON
human-readable text to store and transmit data.
requests and responses in two distinct phases according to a defined sequence.
The gateway handles proxied requests in the following phases:
Inbound phase – When a client submits an API request to PingAuthorize Server, the gateway forms a policy request
based on the API request and submits it to the policy decision point (PDP) for
evaluation. If the policy result allows it, PingAuthorize Server forwards the inboundinbound
A direction of message flow coming into a service. The type of message depends service's identity access management role. request to the API server.
Outbound phase – After PingAuthorize Server
receives the upstream API server's response, the gateway again forms a policy request,
this time based on the API server response, and submits it to the PDP. If the policy
result is positive, PingAuthorize Server forwards
The direction of transaction flow from a service or server. response to the client.
The API gateway supports only JSONJSON
human-readable text to store and transmit data. requests and