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Accessing jira ssl site using an alias

I have our jira test environment created by name https://testingjira.kindermorgan.com. What do we need to do in order for accessing the link by just typing testingjira and it should forward it to https://testingjira.kindermorgan.com

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Dirk Ronsmans Community Leader Sep 16, 2020

Hi @UDAYARANGA MUDIGERE ,

So you want to be able to have a short alias from your domain joined computers to immediately go to the external url?

The easiest way would be to have your system administrator set up a dns alias. As your computers would first check your local DNS server they would just get forwarded to the correct url. 

I believe the correct name might even be a CNAME record.

For non domain joined workstations that don't use your local dns server it's ofcourse not possible as your shortname is not a FQDN.

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