December 21, 2022
An integral part of Zato, its scalable, service-oriented scheduler makes it is possible to execute high-level API integration processes as background tasks. The scheduler runs periodic jobs which in turn trigger services and services are what is used to integrate systems.
December 5, 2022
Turn LDAP and Active Directory into convenient REST API services that let external clients and applications use JSON to query the directories.
Topics: LDAP, Active Directory, Azure, Microsoft
November 14, 2022
Microsoft 365 requires for all IMAP connections to use OAuth2. This can be challenging to configure in server-side automation and orchestration processes so Zato offers an automated that lets you access emails without requiring you to get into low-level OAuth2 details.
October 10, 2022
An explanation of how and when to use Basic Auth, OAuth and SSL/TLS security definitions in HL7 FHIR connections.
October 4, 2022
Learn how to use Python with HL7 FHIR, a contemporary data model and message transfer protocol designed to facilitate the exchange of information among systems used in health care settings.
September 19, 2022
OAuth is often employed in processes requiring permissions to be granted to frontend applications and end users. Yet, what we typically need in API systems integrations is a way to secure connections between the integration middleware and backend systems without a need for any ongoing human interactions. OAuth can be a good choice for that scenario and this article shows how it can be achieved.
September 7, 2022
In this article, we are going to use Zato in its capacity as a multi-protocol Python API gateway - we will integrate a few popular technologies, accepting requests sent over protocols commonly used in frontend systems, enriching and passing them to backend systems and returning responses to the API clients using their preferred data formats.
Topics: API Gateway
August 23, 2022
This Zato article is a companion to an earlier post - previously, we covered accepting REST API calls and now we will look at how Zato services can invoke external REST endpoints.
August 15, 2022
This is a quick guide on how to turn SSH commands into a REST API service. The use-case may be remote administration of devices or equipment that does not offer a REST interface or making sure that access to SSH commands is restricted to selected external REST-based API clients only.
August 11, 2022
Enabling rate-limiting in Zato means that access to Zato-based APIs can be throttled per endpoint, user or service - including options to make limits apply to specific IP addresses only - and if limits are exceeded within a selected period of time, the invocation will fail. Let’s check how to use it all.
Topics: Rate limiting