Citrix SD-WAN Orchestrator for On-premises 11.1

Domain name

The domain name is a vanity URL used in the address bar to access Citrix SD-WAN Orchestrator for On-premises. Using domain name makes it easier to remember and also allows you to use your company brand name.

To use a domain name ensure that you have a local DNS server configured with a DNS record linking the domain name to Citrix SD-WAN Orchestrator for On-premises management IP address. Ensure that the domain name is configured during early configuration. On setting up a domain name, Citrix SD-WAN Orchestrator for On-premises reboots and certificates are regenerated automatically. The same domain name must be configured on the individual appliances. For more details, see On-prem SD-WAN Orchestrator configuration on SD-WAN appliance.

It is not mandatory to configure a domain name. If you do not have a domain name and you still want to use DNS Server for IP address resolution, configure DNS records that point to Citrix SD-WAN Orchestrator for On-premises IP for the following three FQDNs:

  • sdwanzt.citrixnetworkapi.net
  • download.citrixnetworkapi.net
  • sdwan-home.citrixnetworkapi.net

For example, if a Citrix SD-WAN Orchestrator for On-premises domain is configured as citrix.com,then you must create the DNS record in the DNS Server for the below FQDN and Citrix SD-WAN Orchestrator for On-premises IP address:

  • download.citrix.com
  • sdwanzt.citrix.com
  • sdwan-home.citrix.com

In advanced configuration:

For Example: If a Citrix SD-WAN Orchestrator for On-premises domain is configured as citrix.com, Download Management Service Domain is configured as download.citrix.com, and the Statistics Management Service Domain is configured as statistics.citrix.com, then you must create the DNS record in the DNS Server for the below FQDN and corresponding IP Address:

  • download.citrix.com
  • sdwanzt.citrix.com
  • statistics.citrix.com

Configuring or changing a domain name for an existing configuration affects Citrix SD-WAN Orchestrator for On-premises and appliance connectivity. You must manually perform the certificate authentication process or use the Site zero-touch deployment settings option.

Note

In a provider managed setup, only provider administrators have access to edit domain name related information.

To configure a domain name, at the network level, navigate to Administration > Domain Name and provide a Citrix SD-WAN Orchestrator for On-premises domain name.

Domain Name

Domain name