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API Management Concepts

Traefik Hub API Management (APIM) concepts and components overview.

What Is APIM?

In Traefik Hub, API Management refers to the tasks of publishing and managing APIs.


The following concepts are fundamental to API Management:


API Management consists of three main components:

  • API Management CRDs: Custom resource definitions to manage API services.
  • Traefik Hub Dashboard: A web UI providing access to key API Management services. It allows API managers to publish APIs and to configure both global platform settings (user management) and specific portal settings.
  • Developer Portal: A web UI providing access to key APIs and API Collections. API Users can use it to manage API keys for consumers, search for, view and try out published APIs.

API Management Objects