About Kong Manager Open Source
Kong Manager Open Source (OSS) is the graphical user interface (GUI) for Kong Gateway (OSS). It uses the Kong Admin API under the hood to administer and control Kong Gateway (OSS). To access Kong Manager OSS, go to the following URL after installing Kong Gateway (OSS): http://localhost:8002
Here are some of the things you can do with Kong Manager OSS:
- Create new routes and services
- Activate or deactivate plugins
- Group your services, plugins, consumer management, and everything else exactly how you want them
- Manage certificates
- Centrally store and easily access key sets and keys.
Note: If you are using the Enterprise image of Kong Gateway, you can use the Kong Manager Enterprise.
Kong Manager OSS interface
Figure 1: Kong Manager OSS overview
|Dashboard that contains information about your Kong Gateway (OSS).
|Overview of all services associated with your Kong Gateway (OSS). From this dashboard, you can add new services, manage existing services, and see all services at a glance.
|Overview of all routes associated with your Kong Gateway (OSS). From this dashboard, you can add new routes, manage existing routes, and see all routes at a glance.
|Overview of all consumers associated with your Kong Gateway (OSS). From this dashboard, you can add new consumers, manage existing consumers, and see all consumers at a glance.
|Overview of all plugins associated with your Kong Gateway (OSS). From this dashboard, you can enable or disable plugins.
|Overview of all upstreams associated with your Kong Gateway (OSS). From this dashboard, you can add new upstreams, manage existing upstreams, and see all upstreams at a glance.
|Manage your certificates for SSL/TLS termination for encrypted requests.
|Manage your CA certificates for client and server certificate validation.
|Manage SNI object one-to-many mappings of hostnames to a certificate.
|Manage the security of Kong Gateway (OSS) with centralized secrets.
|Manage your asymmetric keys by adding a key object.
|Manage your asymmetric key collections by adding a key set object.