How to choose the CIDR block for your VPC

In one of my previous blog post, we saw that creating a VPC is quite simple. We just need to provide values to four parameters and we can get our VPC up and running in minutes:

  • Region
  • CIDR Block
  • Environments
  • Business Groups

From these four parameters, the CIDR block is usually the trickiest one to understand. And this parameter is critical — because once your Mule VPC is created,

How to use a VPC to isolate your worker instances

December 21 2020

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CloudHub is the cloud-based iPaaS component of Anypoint Platform. Applications on MuleSoft Cloudhub are run by one or more instances of Mule, called workers. Each worker is a dedicated instance of Mule that runs your integration application. In the default configuration, all cloud-based workers reside in a multi-tenant public cloud, balanced by a publicly accessible shared load balancer

How many VPCs do I need?

In my previous blog post, we explained the different scenarios required to get a VPC in place. But there’s yet another question we need to answer before creating our first VPC. Is it enough with one VPC? How many VPCs do I really need? In this blog post, we’ll review some of the considerations to decide how many VPCs should be included in your network architecture.

Do I need a VPC for my Mule apps?

One of the first tasks to set up your Anypoint Platform is the definition of your network architecture and in particular your virtual private cloud (VPC). Creating a VPC is a pretty straightforward process that can be done in a couple of minutes, you just need to provide the values for four parameters:

Setting up Anypoint VPN with Google Cloud Platform

There are a variety of ways to establish connectivity between Anypoint CloudHub workers and systems deployed on backend customer-hosted or vendor-managed data-centers. One of the ways is through Anypoint VPN which provides a secure tunnel between cloudhub workers and  a data-center. In order to setup the VPN tunnel or extend the CloudHub network with corporate network, we need to setup Anypoint VPC. Anypoint VPC provides an isolated network segment to host CloudHub workers. 

Dynamic DataWeave for secure access to UCSF’s EHR data

Veera Gopalakrishnan, a System Integration Engineer, and Swarnim Ranjitkar, a Sr. Software Engineer, at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) both have more than five years of MuleSoft experience. Veera presented a UCSF and MuleSoft use case during our Developer Meetup at MuleSoft CONNECT Digital Americas. Here, Veera and Swarnim provide an in-depth explanation of how UCSF uses dynamic DataWeave scripts and the Salesforce platform for secure access to Electronic Health Record (EHR) data through APIs. 

How to secure your APIs in MuleSoft’s Anypoint Platform

In my daily interactions with MuleSoft customers, I always get the question what I regard as the most effective way to secure Mule applications and APIs on Anypoint Platform. A majority of our customers deploy their Mule applications on CloudHub — our MuleSoft managed and hosted cloud offering. So by the default, any application that gets deployed on CloudHub is exposed to the outside world and needs to be secured — from an access and authentication perspective,

What’s new in access management?

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This blog describes upcoming Anypoint Platform features within access management, mapping them to the most common use cases and customer needs. 

Digital, data, and security: fundamental principles of government

November 8 2019

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In my last blog, I discussed a few ways governments can create citizen journeys with API-led connectivity to address the inertia caused by legacy IT systems. We return to the second reason digital government services are held back: providing secure services. In this blog post, I’ll review the fundamentals of dealing with digital government services and how governments can create a better citizen experience through these fundamentals.

10 steps for setting IPsec VPN between a customer’s data center and CloudHub

You can connect to MuleSoft’s Virtual Private Cloud in multiple ways. IPsec tunnel is one of the ways you can connect an Anypoint Virtual Private Cloud (Anypoint VPC) to your private network. However, VPN setup can be challenging to many customers, this blog will walk you through the process of creating an IPsec tunnel between your on-premise data center and MuleSoft CloudHub in 10 simple steps.