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Introduction to API Gateway

API Gateway with Traefik Hub

Traefik Hub provides an API Gateway tailored for Kubernetes environments, merging the intuitive Kubernetes-native user experience and architecture with the robust capabilities of Traefik's extensive plugin and middleware ecosystem.


Traefik Hub is a drop-in replacement for Traefik Proxy, it can do everything Traefik Proxy does, with additional capabilities and support out of the box.

For more information, see the feature comparison matrix below.

Feature Matrix

FeatureTraefik ProxyTraefik Hub
Websockets, HTTP/2, HTTP/3, TCP, GRPC ready
Dynamic Configuration
Let's Encrypt
Plugin Support
JWT Authentication
OAuth Token Introspection
OAuth Client Credentials
OpenID Connect Authentication
Distributed Rate Limit
Built-In Commercial Support