Hostname

Description

This match type allows you to match based on the hostname, a fully qualified DNS name that resolves to an address record.

A Hostname match is based on the name found in the request’s host header. You can choose one or more of the property hostnames to match, or you can enter a different one.

Cloudlets Supported

All Cloudlets support this match type.

Fields

For this match type, enter the hostname in the text box provided.

If you have a large number of values, you can paste them in if you separate them with a space, comma, or carriage return.

Wildcards

The hostname match supports these wildcards:

Wildcard Description Example
* matches zero or more characters The rule includes a match where the hostname value is example.*. Some possible valid results for this wildcard are example.com, or example.co.uk.
? matches a single character The rule includes a match where the hostname value is example?.com. Some possible invalid results are: examples.com., or example1.com..

Operators

This match type uses these operators:

Value The Rule is True When... Example
is one of the incoming request includes one of the hostnames listed in the rule’s if clause. The rule includes a match where the hostnames listed are example.com and example.org. In this instance, only requests coming from either example.com and example.org are valid.
is not one of the incoming request does not include one of the hostnames listed in the rule’s if clause. The rule includes a match where the hostnames listed are example.com and example.org. In this instance, any request that does not come from either example.com and example.org is true.