The Consul API Gateway has already reached its first beta release, announced the company. This milestone introduces a number of new features and capabilities for helping users control access and manage north-south traffic from external clients.
One of the new features is the TCPRoute Support. It gives the opportunity to manage route destinations and protocol connections between mesh services and external clients.
Next one comes the TLS Settings per Listener option. It’s purpose is to improve security controls by adding the ability to configure TLS settings on a per-listener basis.
The third available feature is the Helm Chart Support. The Consul Helm chart now supports the installation and configuration of the Consul API Gateway and underlying components.