API Management is a proxy which help to forward the request from client side to destination API service. It has the ability to modify the request or process based on the inputs from the client side before it reaches the destination.
On the other hand, WebSocket APIs are used to build real-time applications such as stock market reports, live sports scores, real-time social feeds.
With native support for WebSocket APIs in Azure API Management, you can manage, protect, observe, and expose your WebSocket APIs, alongside REST and SOAP APIs.
With this capability, you can now:
Note: This is available in all API Management pricing tiers (except Consumption).
WebSocket Protocol – Key Benefits over HTTP
Understand how Web Socket works in APIM:
Steps to create Azure Web PubSub :
Steps to Add Websocket API in APIM:
Common Scenario when client failed to establish Web Socket connection to APIM and to backend -
Scenario 1 : Invalid websocket upgrade request
Happy Learning! :)
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