A sidecar proxy mediates the inbound and outbound communication to the application instance to which the sidecar proxy is attached. This topic describes how to create, modify, and delete a sidecar proxy.

Create a sidecar proxy

  1. Log on to the ASM console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, choose Service Mesh > Mesh Management.
  3. On the Mesh Management page, find the ASM instance that you want to configure. Click the name of the ASM instance or click Manage in the Actions column of the ASM instance.
  4. On the details page of the ASM instance, choose Traffic Management > Sidecar in the left-side navigation pane. On the Sidecar page, click Create.
  5. In the Create panel, set the parameters and click OK.
    1. Select a namespace from the Namespaces drop-down list.
    2. In the code editor, enter code to configure a sidecar proxy.
    On the Sidecar page, you can view the created sidecar proxy.

Modify a sidecar proxy

  1. Log on to the ASM console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, choose Service Mesh > Mesh Management.
  3. On the Mesh Management page, find the ASM instance that you want to configure. Click the name of the ASM instance or click Manage in the Actions column of the ASM instance.
  4. On the details page of the ASM instance, choose Traffic Management > Sidecar in the left-side navigation pane.
  5. On the Sidecar page, find the sidecar proxy that you want to modify and click YAML in the Actions column.
  6. In the Edit panel, modify the sidecar proxy and click OK.

Delete a sidecar proxy

  1. Log on to the ASM console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, choose Service Mesh > Mesh Management.
  3. On the Mesh Management page, find the ASM instance that you want to configure. Click the name of the ASM instance or click Manage in the Actions column of the ASM instance.
  4. On the details page of the ASM instance, choose Traffic Management > Sidecar in the left-side navigation pane.
  5. On the Sidecar page, find the sidecar proxy that you want to delete and click Delete in the Actions column.
  6. In the Submit message, click OK.
    The sidecar proxy disappears from the Sidecar page.