Nothing goes unseen - control all incoming traffic

Authenticate, authorize and mutate any incoming network traffic, using a Zero Trust / BeyondCorp security model.

Example use of Oathkeeper IAM capabilities inside a UI

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Sum Up
Raspberry Pi
Societe Generale
Contraste Digital

Identity and Access Proxy (IAP)

Easy Integration

Ory Oathkeeper is an Open Source cloud native Identity & Access Proxy / API (IAP) and Access Control Decision API. It authenticates, authorizes, and mutates incoming HTTP(s) requests, and is written in Go. Implementation is straightforward on any system.

Your language, our SDK

Oathkeeper is polyglot

Ory Oathkeeper is written in Go and we provide SDKs for almost every language including Dart, .NET, Go, Java, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust and Typescript. Our documentation makes integrating Ory Oathkeeper a snap.

Oathkeeper SDKs for any programming language


Forward authorized requests and reject unauthorized ones. Ory Oathkeeper can act as a reverse proxy or interface with your existing API Gateway.

Identity and Access Proxy

Authorize HTTP requests to your server based on sets of Access Rules.

Zero Trust Architecture

Apply Zero Trust / BeyondCorp security in your tech stack. Ory Oathkeeper enables secure access for all users (e.g. employees, partners, customers).

Carefree Integration

Deploy alongside your existing API Gateways. Ory Oathkeeper plugs into Ambassador, Envoy, AWS API Gateway, Nginx and many more.

Enrich Data

Accumulate data from multiple sources and parse it into custom headers: X-User-ID, JSON Web Tokens and more.

Next Generation Oathkeeper

Coming soon: The next generation of Ory Oathkeeper. Learn more and submit feedback on GitHub.

Billions of Identities

Companies from all over the world rely on Ory for their identity needs.


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With Ory, I can build custom and secure ID infrastructure and APIs that fit perfectly into my client's ever-evolving cloud environments.

Ken Adler

Identity & Infosec, Thoughtworks

Ory made it simple to add stable, secure user management and access control to our systems. No more reinventing the wheel!

Bill Monkman

Chief Architect, Commit

We enjoy using Ory because of the simplicity to integrate thanks to its modularity, its active and vocal developer base, and the extent and ease by which Ory tools can be configured.

Matt Brown

Bioinformatician, Dante Labs

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