What is Oathkeeper?
A cloud native Identity & Access Proxy (IAP) which authenticates and authorizes incoming HTTP requests. Inspired by the BeyondCorp / Zero Trust white paper. Written in Go.
Oathkeeper is a tool in the Cloud Access Management category of a tech stack.
Oathkeeper is an open source tool with 2.4K GitHub stars and 231 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Oathkeeper's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Oathkeeper?
- Identify the user and provide the user session to API backends
- Restrict access to certain resources based on a set of rules
- Transform access credentials (e.g. OAuth2 Access Tokens, SAML Assertions, ...) to a format (e.g. JSON Web Token, Plaintext, Basic Authorization, ...) consumable by your API services
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