3scale Platform Features

Smart, scalable API management.

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Features

Access Control

Access control features are essential to making sure you determine exactly who uses your API, how it is used, and how much they can use it. We make it easy to centrally set up and manage policy and application plans for all your APIs on one platform.

Security

It goes without saying that if you’re planning to open an API, security needs to be carefully considered from the start. Whether your API is public, private, or internal, with 3scale you can choose the authentication type most appropriate to your needs. We offer a range of authentication patterns and credentials to chose from, including unique API keys and OAuth tokens.

Rate Limits

Once you’ve established who gets access, how they get it, and what can be done with your API, you can set even finer grained (traffic) controls through the admin portal. Rate limits allow you to manage and control the flow of access to your API resources. If you have one API or many, you can control access by type of plan or user profile, down to calls allowed per minute.

Developer Portal

One of the best ways to improve the performance and success of your API is to create an amazing developer experience. We provide a state of the art CMS making it super easy to create your own custom domain portal to manage developer interactions and increase API adoption. It’s simple to set up, so you can quickly start promoting your API, sign up developers and give them access to their API keys.

Analytics

Monitor and set alerts on traffic flow. Provide partners and developers with reports on their traffic with a user dashboard designed for them. Analyze your API traffic through detailed analytics by account, application, or service, and share performance insights across the organization with crisp, clear reporting.

Monetization Tools

We make it easy to reap the benefits of sharing your data assets through simple in-product integrations with popular payment traffic like Stripe, Braintree, Authorize.net, and Ogone. Setting up pricing rules, invoicing and collection with our PCI compliant system is simple.

Get started with Red Hat 3scale API Management Platform

The 3scale API management platform offers a flexible SaaS or hybrid architecture.
  1. 1

    Create an account on www.3scale.net

  2. 2

    Define your API on 3scale

    Add methods and metrics.

  3. 3

    Integrate your API

    Add the base URL of your API backend, choose authentication method, and add mapping rules.

  4. 4

    Send a test HTTP(s) request

  5. 5

    Go to the Analytics tab and verify the call was successful

  6. 6

    You’re all set!

Additional resources

About 3scale architecture:

Topics

API Gateway (APIcast)

Technical Overview

Integrate your APIs with 3scale by using a hosted API gateway or deploying it on-premises.

Curated Content

3scale - Red Hat Summit 2016

Steven Willmott talks about the 3scale background and the API economy.

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3scale support options

3scale Forum

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Email

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We're here to help

We're working on transitioning to Red Hat support channels (see the 3scale's acquisition news). But for now, direct any support questions about the 3scale API management platform to support@3scale.net. Check out the pages below for more support information: