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Domain Name Configuration

🕓 10 minutes

What you’ll learn#

How to assign your own DNS for the application in order to simplify the access to this application for the end user.



By default, CodeNOW assigns a domain name that consists of the application name plus the name of the environment. If you would like to change this name, you need to register a new domain, add it to CodeNOW and then assign it to the chosen application.


A CNAME (Canonical NAME) record maps a specific domain, such as "" or "", to a canonical domain name. In this case, the canonical domain name is the [myapp] domain name of your CodeNow application. Once created, the CNAME creates an alias for the [myapp] The CNAME entry will resolve to the IP address of your [myapp] service automatically, so if the IP address of the cloud service changes, you do not have to take any action.

  • You can find more information about CNAME here


  1. Register a new domain.
  2. Add a new domain
  3. Assign domains
  4. Deploy application

Register a new domain#

To register a new domain name, you can check this tutorial.

Add a new domain#

  1. Find the Domains option in the Infrastructure & Security" section of the left menu bar and click on the "My Domains" button.
    • There you can see all the created domains.

  1. To add a new domain, click on the Create New Domain or Add Domain button.
    • Here, you need to specify a name for your new domain as well as a public certificate and private key.
    • When you are done, click the Confirm button.



Assign domains#

To assign a domain to the application, go to the application details and find the Assigned Domains section.

  • Click on the Assign Domain button.
  • There, you need to select a domain and environment for a specific domain.
    • If you don't have any domains added to the CodeNOW environment yet, go to the Add a new domain section.
  • Then fill in the unique URL path for every component of the application.
  • Save the changes by clicking on the Confirm button.


In addition, you are able to edit or unassign domains by clicking on the specific buttons.



Deploy application#

When you deploy the application, you can see the assigned domain configuration and/or edit the configuration by clicking on the related buttons in the Assigned Domain section.

  • If you did everything right, you can see your domain name, after you open your deployed application in the browser window.


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