# API Gateway Implementation

Apigee API management

# Identity Gateway

The API Gateway oftens functions as a special type of identity gateway. It acts as an OpenID Relying Party or OAuth Client in order to obtain an access token, sometimes and id token, and user information via the userinfo-endpoint or similar.

Next, the API Gateway either passes this token through, or generates a new token - often a JWT -

# JSON Web Tokens (JWT)

A JWT is a

# Micro API Gateway

An API Gateway .

For a software developing company it might not be the best choice.


IBM API Connect Microgateway