Integration with Kong Gateway allows Identity and Access Management (IAM) administrators to centrally manage access control and application protection in PingOne Authorize while delegating enforcement to Kong Gateway. Follow this guide to install and configure the integration kit in Kong Gateway. Then, you can manage access control rules in PingOne Authorize.

The integration kit works with Kong Gateway or Kong Konnect.


Support for Kong Konnect is available in version 1.0.8 and later of the ping-auth plugin.

Learn more about how traffic flows through Kong Gateway and PingOne Authorize in How API Access Management works.


The following are important usage notes for the Kong Gateway integration kit:

A Kong limitation currently prevents the ping-auth plugin from supporting the Transfer-Encoding header, regardless of the value.
Logging limit
Because of Kong's log level limit, log messages are limited to 2048 bytes by default, which is less than the size of many requests and responses. Learn more in the OpenResty reference documentation.