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vAPI is Vulnerable Adversely Programmed Interface which is Self-Hostable API that mimics OWASP API Top 10 scenarios in the means of Exercises.


  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • PostMan
  • MITM Proxy

Installation (Docker)

docker-compose up -d


You can clone new code but may need to run the following for a fresh spin before running docker-compose

docker rm -f $(docker ps -a -q)
docker volume rm $(docker volume ls -q)

Installation (Manual)

Copying the Code

cd <your-hosting-directory>
git clone

Setting up the Database

Import vapi.sql into MySQL Database

Configure the DB Credentials in the vapi/.env

Starting MySQL service

Run following command (Linux)

service mysqld start

Starting Laravel Server

Go to vapi directory and Run

php artisan serve

Setting Up Postman

  • Import vAPI.postman_collection.json in Postman
  • Import vAPI_ENV.postman_environment.json in Postman


Use Public Workspace


Browse http://localhost/vapi/ for Documentation

After Sending requests, refer to the Postman Tests or Environment for Generated Tokens

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