This video includes a demo of the process for creating a developer tier APIM instance.
- [Instructor] To get started with API Management I'm going to login to the Azure portal with my subscription, search for API Management Services and I'm going to go ahead and click the plus icon to create a new instance. I'm going to call this iamsap-apim and I'm going to select my subscription and I'm going to create a brand new resource group called iamsap-apim-rg and in fact I've already created this one so I'll just go ahead and type it in here for resource group. You might need to create your own. And for my location I'm going to pick West US 2 and for my organization I'll just put iamsap and I've got my email and now I'm going to select my tier. And as I mentioned earlier we're going to use the developer tier which actually has a lot of the features including AD Integration so I'm going to go ahead and select that and click Create. This may take up to 15 minutes to create so while it's going let's look at some options in the menu. On the left I see APIs and Products and this is where we'll spend the majority of our time in this course working. The next option is named values, these are actually variables that I can reference inside my operations. Moving down further I see we have users, which are people who are allowed to see the developer portal and subscriptions are people who have subscribed to my APIs. We'll look at some of these other options as we go, but for now I want to keep scrolling all the way down until I get to application insights. And we're going to go ahead and set up an instance here for logging purposes, so I'm going to select Add. I'll pick an AI instance that I previously created, and I'll hit Create and now we've added logging to our instance. Before we go any further, let's step back and talk about some of the key concepts namely products and APIs and what they mean and how they work together in APIM.
- Components and pricing tiers
- Customizing the developer portal
- Adding APIs
- Policies (inbound, outbound, and on-error)
- Policy expressions
- Monitoring APIs
- Boosting performance using caching features
- Setting up a custom domain