Create AMPLIFY Central resources from layer7 resources

Usage no npm install needed!

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AMPLIFY Central CLI extension for downloading and creating AMPLIFY Central resources from Layer7.

For more documentation and examples please visit Unified Catalog integrations.


This extension is example code and comes with no guarantee of support or maintenance.


This assumes you already have Node.js installed and Layer7 acces with either a client_id and client_secret. Look at the config set -h command below for required configs


Assuming you are familiar with Node.js and npm, you should first install the Axway Amplify CLI, which will give you connectivity to the Axway AMPLIFY Platform. Note that you must first have an account on https://platform.axway.com, and be provisioned in AMPLIFY Central:

$ [sudo] npm install -g axway

Use the Amplify package manager command to install the AMPLIFY Central CLI:

$ axway pm install @axway/axway-central-cli

You can then install the @axway/amplify-central-layer7-extension:

$ npm install @axway/amplify-central-layer7-extension
$ axway central config set extensions.layer7-extension <path to where you installed module>

Getting started

You must be logged into the Axway Amplify Platform before uploading any generated resource files. Refer to the Axway Central CLI documentation for more information.

General usage

There are two main extension commands; config and resources. You can run each command with a -h to get help on that specific command.

$ axway central layer7-extension -h
USAGE: axway central layer7-extension <command> [options]

Create Amplify Central resources from layer7 resources

  config  Manage Layer7 Extension Configuration
  resources  Generate resources from Layer7

Commands reference:


The config command is utilized to configure the extension prior to generating resources. There are two config sub-commands; list and set.

$ axway central layer7-extension config -h
USAGE: axway central layer7-extension config <command> [options]

Manage Layer7 Extension Configuration

  list  View Amplify Central Layer7-extension configuration
  set  Set Amplify Central Layer7-extension configuration

config examples:

# set output dir for the generated resources:
$ axway central layer7-extension config set --output-dir=<directory>
# view config:
$ axway central layer7-extension config list
# view list of available options
$ axway central layer7-extension config set -h

  --base-url=<value>  Required: Portal baseurl. Example: https://host:port/ssg
  --client-id=<value>  Required: Client id for fetching APIs
  --client-secret=<value>  Required: Client secret for fetching APIs
  --environment-name=<value>  Required: Set environment name to create
  --icon=<value>  Set absolute path for custom icon
  --output-dir=<value>  Set absolute path for output directory
  --webhook-url=<value>  Required: Set webhook url to use


The resources command is utilized to generate github resources for Central. There is one resources sub-command: generate

$ axway central layer7-extension resources -h

USAGE: axway central layer7-extension resources <command> [options]

Generate resources from Layer7


resources examples:

$ axway central layer7-extension resources generate

Generated Files

The generate command will create Amplify Central resource files. These files will generated into either ./resources or the directory you configured with the --output-dir configuration setting.

After generating these files you can modify and upload them to Amplify Central with the axway central create -f=<file> command. You'll want be sure to upload any Environment files before other generate resources.

$ axway central create -h
USAGE: axway central create <command> [options]

Create a resource from a file. JSON and YAML formats are accepted.

  environment   Create an environment with the specified name.

  --client-id=<value>   Override your DevOps account's client ID
  -f,--file=<path>      Filename to use to create the resource
  -o,--output=<value>   Additional output formats. One of: yaml | json

create example:

# Upload the Environment, Webhook, and ConsumerSubscriptionDefinition
axway central create -f=~/Desktop/Environment.yaml
# Upload the APIService, APIServiceRevision, APIServiceInstance, and ConsumerInstance
axway central create -f=~/Desktop/APIService-swagger-petstore.yaml


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