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A cloud native Identity & Access Proxy
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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?


Oathkeeper Integrations

Oathkeeper's Features

  • 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

Oathkeeper Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Oathkeeper?
It enables you to manage access to AWS services and resources securely. Using IAM, you can create and manage AWS users and groups, and use permissions to allow and deny their access to AWS resources.
AWS Service Catalog
AWS Service Catalog allows IT administrators to create, manage, and distribute catalogs of approved products to end users, who can then access the products they need in a personalized portal. Administrators can control which users have access to each application or AWS resource to enforce compliance with organizational business policies. AWS Service Catalog allows your organization to benefit from increased agility and reduced costs because end users can find and launch only the products they need from a catalog that you control.
Teleport makes it easy for users to securely access infrastructure and meet the toughest compliance requirements.
HashiCorp Boundary
Simple and secure remote access — to any system anywhere based on trusted identity. It enables practitioners and operators to securely access dynamic hosts and services with fine-grained authorization without requiring direct network access.
It provides enterprise identity governance solutions with on-premises and cloud-based identity management software for the most complex challenges.
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