How to Write Envoy Filters Like a Ninja!

Envoy is a programmable L3/L4 and L7 proxy that powers today’s service mesh solutions including Istio, AWS App Mesh, Consul Connect, etc. At Envoy’s core lie several filters that provide a rich set of features for observing, securing, and routing network traffic to microservices.


In these set of posts, we’ll have a look at the basics of Envoy filters and learn how to extend Envoy by implementing custom filters to create useful features!

Part 1 - Introduction

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