API Discovery Service

You can specify a URL pointing to a Swagger 2.0 or OpenAPI 3.0 definition. This feature enables synchronization with the specified definition.

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  • You have a JSON file that serves as an API specification in the Swagger format.


In this example, we will use the https://petstore.swagger.io/v2/swagger.json which is a sample pet store server.

  1. Create a new API.

  2. Set the type as External.

    Ensure that you set the API format in accordance with the format supported by your API server.
  3. Add a Name.

  4. Add the endpoint. In this case, it is https://petstore.swagger.io.

  5. Click Save and Display.

    Once that is done, press Edit. The API Discovery Service will appear.

  6. In API URI place https://petstore.swagger.io/v2/swagger.json.

  7. Click Synchronize.

A dialog will appear, presenting all the new operations along with their respective details. By selecting a specific operation, you will be able to view and compare all the details, effectively highlighting the changes between the old and new definitions.

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Click Synchronize to incorporate the new definition.


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