Centralized Authentication With a Microservices Gateway
An API gateway with microservices is a common pattern for enterprise architectures. In this post, we’ll explore this pattern for an eCommerce enterprise, implementing a gateway API that directs traffic to a product catalog service and a product inventory service. The gateway application, utilizing FusionAuth, functions as a centralized authentication mechanism. The microservices, with authorization passed to them from the gateway, implement distributed authorization.