How to configure a URL alias for a Zero Trust application

Perimeter Zero

This article walks you through configuring a URL alias for a Zero Trust application, thus enabling your to connect to the application with a domain-associated user-friendly URL. Follow the steps below:

    • Upload an SSL Certificate
    • Create a URL alias for your application

Upload an SSL Certificate

SSL Certificates are small data files that digitally bind a cryptographic key to an organization’s details. When installed on a web server, they allow secure connections from a web server to a browser.

1. In order to add Application Certificates, go to Settings/Certification Manager.

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2. The Upload Certificate screen displays. Fill in the Certificate Body, Private Key, and Chain.

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3. Select Validate to ensure this certificate is correct:

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4. Select Apply to upload the certificate.

Upload a URL alias for your application

1. Go to the application tab and select the three-dotted icon besides application you'd like to set a URL alias for. Select App Settings.

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2. Enable URL Alias. Choose a CNAME associated with your domain and the correlating certificate (for example myapplication.mydomain.com).
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3. Go to your DNS administrator (for instance GoDaddy or R53 in AWS). Define a CNAME under your domain (identical to the CNAME you inserted in the Perimeter 81 platform) and point it the to application FQDN (the FQDN will appear in the app settings once you click apply).

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