Secure APIs by using OAuth 2.0

This tutorial shows you how to implement OAuth 2.0 schemes that are available in IBM API Connect to secure an API.
IBM API Connect provides two implementation modes, each of which provide different OAuth 2.0 schemes:
Confidential mode. A Confidential mode is suitable when an application is capable of maintaining the secrecy of the client secret. Use confidential mode when an application is capable of maintaining the secrecy of the client secret. This is usually the case when an application runs in a browser and accesses its own server when obtaining OAuth access tokens. As such, these schemes make use of the client secret. In the Confidential mode, we have three OAuth schemes: Application, Password and Access code.

Public mode. A Public mode is suitable when an application is incapable of maintaining the secrecy of the client secret. This is usually the case when the application is native on a computer or mobile


Original URL: https://developer.ibm.com/tutorials/securing-apis-oauth2-api-connect/

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Perform CRUD operations on a Databases for Elasticsearch instance

Elasticsearch is an analytics and full-text search engine that is often used for enabling search functionality for applications. Besides providing functionality and flexibility in regards to searching data, Elasticsearch is also highly scalable. IBM Cloud Databases for Elasticsearch makes Elasticsearch even better by managing it the service for you as an offering on IBM Cloud. This includes offering an easy, auto-scaling deployment system which delivers high availability and redundancy, automated no-stop backups, and much more.
Learning objectives
This tutorial demonstrates how to perform Create, Read, Update and Delete (CRUD) operations with IBM Cloud Databases for Elasticsearch by using Postman. Moreover you will learn these operations, which is the base of Elasticsearch, and not have to manage an Elasticsearch of your own.
Prerequisites
Download Postman. Postman is a useful tool when trying to dissect RESTful APIs made by others or test ones you have made yourself. It offers a sleek user interface with which to


Original URL: https://developer.ibm.com/tutorials/perform-crud-operations-with-databases-for-elasticsearch/

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