Access data for Kong

These are the Cassandra credentials for the administrator user.

Username
cassandra
Password
Created on first boot. Follow these instructions on how to retrieve the password.

You should change the default credentials on first login.

System Access Data

To access the machine via SSH you need to follow the instructions in the documentation.

Username
Set during the Azure virtual machine launch
Password
Set during the Azure virtual machine launch

Getting started

Your Kong instance is connected to the Cassandra database included in this server.

The Control Script

A control script lets you easily stop, start and restart Kong and Cassandra. You can obtain a list of available services and operations by running the following script (without any arguments):

      $ sudo /opt/bitnami/ctlscript.sh    
      

Kong CLI

The Kong CLI provides you with an interface to manage your Kong nodes. In this instance, Kong will by default attempt to load the configuration file at /opt/bitnami/apps/kong/conf/kong.conf. Also you should execute the kong command as the kong user.

      $ cd /opt/bitnami/apps/kong
      $ sudo su kong
      $ bin/kong --help
      

Using Kong

Quickly learn how to use Kong with the Getting started guide.

Next Steps

Do you need help?

A Quick Start Guide and FAQs for Kong are available in the Bitnami Documentation.

If you can't find an answer to your question there, post to our active Community forums.

Disabling this welcome screen

You can disable this welcome screen by removing the following in /opt/bitnami/apps/kong/conf/kong_nginx.tmpl:


        include /opt/kong/apps/bitnami/banner/conf/infopage.conf;
      

Then restart Kong:

$ sudo /opt/bitnami/ctlscript.sh restart kong