Configuring Choreo Connect with Consul Service Mesh Deployed on Kubernetes

Consul service mesh supports first-class integrations between Consul and Kubernetes. You can also sync Kubernetes services with non-Kubernetes services using Consul. For more information on how how Consul works with Kubernetes, go to the Consul official documentation.

Follow the instructions below to set up Choreo Connect with Consul service mesh in Kubernetes:

Example:

service discovery

Step 1 - Deploy Consul on K8s

Deploy Consul using the official Helm Chart.

For instructions, see the Consul official documentation.

Step 2 - Configure Choreo Connect

  1. Navigate to the config-toml-configmap.yaml file.
  2. Go to the [adapter.consul] section and update the configurations.

    [adapter.consul]
     enable = true
     url = "http://consul-server:8500"
     pollInterval = 5
     ACLToken = "d3a2a719-4221-8c65-5212-58d4727427ac"
     mgwServiceName = "choreo-connect"
     serviceMeshEnabled = true
     caCertFile = "/home/wso2/security/truststore/consul/consul-agent-ca.pem"
     certFile = "/home/wso2/security/truststore/consul/local-dc-client-consul-0.pem"
     keyFile = "/home/wso2/security/truststore/consul/local-dc-client-consul-0-key.pem"
    1. Change the url to the URL of the Consul agent that you want to connect to.
    2. Change the ACLToken to the token you generated from the previous step.
    3. Set serviceMeshEnabled to true.
    4. Configure mgwServiceName as choreo-connect.
    5. Add the caCertFile, certFile, and keyFile files that you generated from the previous step.
    6. Apply the K8s artifacts for Choreo Connect.

Step 3 - Deploy the API

Deploy WSO2 API Manger on Kubernetes.

Use WSO2 API Manager to deploy your API as described in the defining the endpoints guide.

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