Understanding Logic App Custom Connectors configuration

When things are very simplified and abstracted as for the Logic App Custom Connectors, it sometimes gets a bit confusing as to what’s what. Here are some pointers about the configuration of the Logic App Custom Connectors which should bring some clarity, especially in the context of SOAP. What’s important to realize is that Connectors…

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ARM automated deployment for Logic App SOAP Custom Connector

We released last year support for automated translation of SOAP services into a REST-interface connector for Logic Apps integration. This is good to try out and develop a test or small scale integration. Yet if you want to do it through multiple environments, regions, or alike repeated deployment for enterprise, you will want to automated the deployment of the…

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What is API Management Context Request MatchedParameters?

The API Management public documentation for the request context variable usable in policy expressions at https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/api-management/api-management-policy-expressions#ContextVariables declares a property MatchedParameters: IReadOnlyDictionary<string, string> which is a bit ambiguous. Here is some insight learned from Vitalli Kurokhtin. MatchedParameters collection captures (and only captures) parameters that were present in operation UrlTemplate. Those are path and/or query parameters, but…

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Control the scale of a Logic App

[This article is an incomplete draft. I intend to augment it at a later date. It is posted now to make available information regarding Logic App engine behavior, concurrency control and visual designer support.] In the context of building Logic Apps that perform well under high load and load spikes, it is important to consider…

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Trace SOAP to REST calls to and response back from backend SOAP service with API Inspector

While Logic App SOAP Custom Connector works as-is and with minimal configuration by the user for some services, there are cases where your runtime calls from Logic App to the SOAP Service via the middle tier of API Management won’t succeed. Logic App does its best configuring outbound policies that will automatically translate the SOAP…

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Using Google OAuth 2.0 authorization server in Azure API Management

While trying out API Management’s in-preview SOAP to REST capabilities against Google’s AdWords API, I needed to enable Google’s OAuth 2.0 authorization in APIM to connect to the API. While each separately has good documentations and samples, I didn’t find the intersect of someone putting together to two. So here it is, how to use Google…

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