The virtual host is the external-facing portion of an API. In a sideband deployment, the virtual host contains the actual host name and port for the protected API.

For more information about this procedure, including optional steps that are not included here, see Creating new virtual hosts.

  1. Click Applications and then go to Applications > Virtual Hosts.
  2. Click + Add Virtual Host.
  3. In the Host field, enter the name for the virtual host.
    This is the host name of the protected API. For example, You can use a wildcard (*) for part or all of the host name. For example, * matches all host names ending in, and * matches all host names.
  4. In the Port field, enter the port number for the virtual host. For example, 443.
  5. Click Save.