Container Service: Deploying An Application - Creating Custom URLs/DNS Redirection


OpenShift documentation on publishing routes can be found here.

Users of the production cluster,, can self-publish routes that end in: No DNS changes are required for URLs within

Other Domains

For applications that desire routes outside of that domain, perform the following steps:

  1. Create the route (e.g. within OpenShift
  2. Create a request with the 'ITS-HostmasterDNSDHCP' team for a CNAME for your new URL that references:

Bluecat Instructions

Those who have direct access to the Bluecat database can use the following instructions:

If you want to create a CNAME to a record that doesn't exist in the database, you can create an External Hostname which is just a placeholder.

Go to the DNS tab then to the Default View DNS View level. You should see a second level tab called External Hosts. Create the hostname there, then when you create the CNAME, check the External Host checkbox and it should find your hostname.

If you do not have direct access to Bluecat, perform the steps in the 'Other Domains' section above.

Last Updated: 
Wednesday, February 17, 2021