Why do I get an HTTP 403 Forbidden error when connecting to my API gateway APIs from a VPC?

Why do I get an HTTP 403 Forbidden error when connecting to my API gateway APIs from a VPC?

This HTTP 403 error most commonly occurs when private DNS is enabled for an API Gateway interface VPC endpoint that’s associated with an Amazon VPC. If private DNS is disabled for the interface VPC endpoint, or there is no endpoint in your Amazon VPC, then see the following private DNS disabled section.

How do I authenticate API gateway?

Enable IAM authentication for your API

  1. In the API Gateway console, choose the name of your API.
  2. In the Resources pane, choose a method (such as GET or POST) that you want to enable IAM authentication for.
  3. In the Method Execution pane, choose Method Request.

How do I enable CloudWatch logs for API gateway?

On the Logs/Tracing tab, under CloudWatch Settings, do the following to turn on execution logging: Choose the Enable CloudWatch Logs check box. For Log level, choose INFO to generate execution logs for all requests. Or, choose ERROR to generate execution logs only for requests to your API that result in an error.

What is message forbidden?

The 403 Forbidden error is an HTTP status code which means that accessing the page or resource you were trying to reach is absolutely forbidden for some reason.

What is the use of API gateway?

An API gateway is a way to decouple the client interface from your backend implementation. When a client makes a request, the API gateway breaks it into multiple requests, routes them to the right places, produces a response, and keeps track of everything.

Should API gateway do authentication?

API gateway IMO should not have anything to do with Authorization (authentication may be) as it is something which is decided by the service and vary from service to service and resource to resource and should be left for the services to take care of.

Should authentication be a Microservice?

The security logic needs to be implemented repeatedly in each microservice. Each microservice depends on user authentication data, which it doesn’t own. It’s hard to maintain and monitor. Authentication should be a global solution and handle as a cross-cutting concern.

How do I enable access logging in API gateway?

Enabling API Gateway access logs

  1. Click Roles on the left menu.
  2. Click Create role.
  3. Under AWS service, select API Gateway.
  4. Click Next: Permissions.
  5. Click Next: Review.
  6. Enter a Role name and click Create role.
  7. Click on the role we just created.
  8. Make a note of the Role ARN.

How do I enable API gateway?

Require API key on a method

  1. Choose a REST API.
  2. In the API Gateway main navigation pane, choose Resources.
  3. Under Resources, create a new method or choose an existing one.
  4. Choose Method Request.
  5. Under the Settings section, choose true for API Key Required.
  6. Select the checkmark icon to save the settings.

Why am I getting a forbidden message?

It simply means that for some predetermined reason, the website’s content you’re trying to access is being blocked. The reason might be within your control – but it’s more likely caused by something on the content-owner or server side.

Is there a missing authentication token in AWS?

The api works at the test stage, but when I deploy the api and then try to call it using the ‘invoke URL’ link I get {“message”:”Missing Authentication Token”}. Is this a configuration issue? Any help would be appreciated.

Why do I get a missing authentication token error?

When I try to invoke my Amazon API Gateway REST API, I keep getting 403 “Missing Authentication Token” error messages in the API response. How do I troubleshoot these errors? API Gateway REST API endpoints return Missing Authentication Token errors for two reasons: The API request is made to a method or resource that doesn’t exist.

Why is my AWS API gateway not signed?

The API request isn’t signed when the API method has AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) authentication turned on. To troubleshoot the error, do the following: For more information, see Set up a method using the API Gateway console.

Why do I get an AWS Auth error?

If you have explicitly required AWS Auth then the error indicates that the request wasn’t signed. If you’re using the Lambda console to create an ‘API Endpoint’ it may be an issue on the Lambda end, or a delay in the propagation of the new API. In this case go to the API Gateway console and you should see the same API that Lambda created for you.