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Configuration for all Inigo services is done using yaml configuration files. Using these files you can configure general service info, security knobs, access control, rate limits, and observability configs. Configurations are applied using the inigo cli apply command. This can be done manually in the terminal or part of a ci|cd pipeline.

All of Inigo’s configuration files have global fields, the table below summarizes these fields:

Field Type Required Description
kind string Yes The type of configuration file. One of:[Service, Security, RateLimit, Observe, Access]
name string Yes Service name
label string No
default: null)
Label used to distinguish different environments such as dev, stagining, prod
spec object Yes The specifications of the configuration file

Every configuration file starts with these four fields. An example beginning of a configuration file for the Security kind can be seen below:

kind: Security
name: demo
label: starwars
    alias_name: "^[a-zA-Z]+$"

There are five different kinds of configuration files in the Inigo platform.
More details for each kind can be found in the corresponding kind’s page. All configuration kinds are available whether your service corresponds to a gateway, subgraph, or standalone GraphQL endpoint.

Kind Description
Service General service endpoint configuration
Security Security knobs to protect your endpoint
Access Define access control policies
RateLimit Rate limit different parts of your schema
Observe Let you define advanced configurations to observe your api

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