How-to guides

The how-to guides provide detailed instructions to help Apigee Edge Public Cloud and Private Cloud users accomplish the following tasks:

  • Configure various Apigee Edge resources and properties.
  • Verify that the resources and properties have been configured properly.
  • Share best practices (where applicable) that can be followed while configuring the resources and properties.

The following table describes the current how-to guides:

Configuring I/O timeout

Best practices for configuring I/O timeout Describes best practices for configuring the I/O timeout property on various components through which the API requests flow in Apigee Edge.
Configuring I/O timeout on Message Processors How to configure the I/O timeout property in API Proxy and Apigee Edge's Message Processor component.
Configuring I/O timeout on Routers How to configure the I/O timeout property in Virtual Host and Apigee Edge's Router component.

JVM parameter configuration

Configuring heap memory size on the Message Processors How to configure the heap memory size on Apigee Edge’s Message Processors.
Configuring heap memory size on the Qpid servers How to configure the heap memory size on Apigee Edge’s Qpid servers.
Enabling G1GC on the Message Processors How to enable Garbage First Garbage Collector (G1GC) on the Apigee Edge’s Message Processors.
Enabling String Deduplication on the Message Processors How to enable String Deduplication on the Apigee Edge’s Message Processors.

Virtual host configuration

Configuring cipher suites on virtual hosts and Routers How to configure cipher suites on virtual hosts and Routers in Apigee Edge.

SNI configuration

Configuring SNI between Edge Message Processor and the backend server How to enable and disable SNI on Message Processors.

TLS certificate configuration

Converting certificates to supported format How to convert the TLS certificate and associated Private key to the PEM or the PFX (PKCS #12) formats.
Validating certificate chain How to validate a certificate chain before you upload the certificate to a keystore or a truststore in Apigee Edge.
Validating certificate purpose How to validate a certificate’s purpose before you upload the certificate to a keystore or a truststore in Apigee Edge.
Validating client certificate against trustore How to verify that the correct client certificates have been uploaded to Apigee Edge Routers.

Operations

Restarting Routers and Message Processors without traffic impact How to restart Routers and Message Processors (MPs) without impacting incoming API traffic.