Delegated gateways allow you to integrate existing API gateway solutions into your mesh.
In delegated gateway mode, Kong Mesh configures an Envoy sidecar for your API gateway.
Handling incoming traffic is left to the API gateway while Envoy and
Kong Mesh take care of traffic leaving the gateway for the mesh.
The non-Kong Mesh gateway is in charge of policy like security or timeouts
when it comes to incoming traffic and Kong Mesh takes over
after traffic leaves the gateway destinated for the mesh.
At a technical level the delegated gateway sidecar is similar to any other sidecar
in the mesh except that incoming traffic bypasses the sidecar and directly reaches the