API Gateway: Token Authorizer vs Request Authorizer (in 20 seconds)
This is a Quick & Simple post on the difference between the
RequestAuthorizer with regards to API Gateway.
Both require a Lambda to do the actual authorization.
Token Authorizer looks at a specific header. Typically, it’ll be the
Api-Key header that your Lambda will care about.
Request Authorizer looks at the whole request. With this, you can look at all the headers and other properties as…