Kong with Hashicorp Keyvault

Hello Team,

In my current setup, I receive a HTTP request, validates it and the add new headers with api-key etc which are required to call upstream. I do not wish to hardcode them as “add headers” with request-transformers plugins. I do have a hashicorp vault which I am using for my application. Can that be used to inject api-key in transformer plugin?

Best regards,
Swapnil

Absolutely.
You could either use the serverless plugin or a custom plugin to make an API call to Vault to get that and then cache it inside Kong (so that you don’t do the API call to Vault for each request that Kong sees).

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Sounds great, do you have example/docs on caching?

Yes, please refer to the entire Plugin Development guide.
It covers these things in detail.

Refer https://docs.konghq.com/1.2.x/plugin-development/entities-cache/ for caching.


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