Advanced Gateway API Use Cases

This lab is a follow-up to the introductory Cilium Gateway API lab. We highly recommend you do the Cilium Gateway API lab first, if you haven’t done it already.

In this one, you will learn about some additional specific use cases for Gateway API:

  • HTTP request & response header rewrite
  • HTTP redirect, rewrite and mirror
  • Cross-namespace routing
  • gRPC routing
  • East-West L7 routing with GAMMA
VersionOpen Source

Main steps in the lab

01🌐 HTTP Request & Response Header Modifier

Learn how to use Gateway API to modify HTTP Request and Response Headers.

02🌐 HTTP Redirect, Rewrite and Mirror

Learn how to use Gateway API to redirect, rewrite and mirror HTTP traffic.

03🌐 gRPC Routing

Learn how to route gRPC traffic using the Gateway API.

04🌐 Cross-namespace & Shared Gateway API

In this task, you will learn how to use Gateway API across namespaces.