This section explains the basic concepts that commonly mentioned in Permify, as well as in this document. You can find the whole context on right menu.
📄️ Configuration File
Permify offers various options for configuring your Permify API Server.
📄️ Contextual Data (Dynamic Permissions)
Contextual tuples are relations that can be dynamically added to permission request operations. When you send these relations along with your requests, they get processed alongside existing relations in the database and will return a result.
📄️ Snap Tokens & Zookies
A Snap Token is a token that consists of an encoded timestamp, which is used to ensure fresh results in access control checks.
📄️ Cache Mechanisms
This section showcases the cache mechanisms that Permify uses.
📄️ Tracing Tools
Permify has integrations with some of popular tracing tools to analyze performance and behavior of your authorization. These are: