6. Add custom CNAME DNS entries¶
You can add an infinite number of custom CNAME records that will be available in your running Docker container. If Auto-DNS is turned on, those records will be available on your host operating system as well.
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This might be useful if you have an IP address or hostname on your LAN or any other domain which you want to expose to your container by a different CNAME of your choice.
Think of it as setting your
/etc/hosts, but which will be distributed accross all hosts which
are using the Devilbox’ bundled DNS server.
Adjust the EXTRA_HOSTS variable inside
.env to add as many CNAME’s as you need.
As an example, to create a CNAME
mywebserver.com pointing to
172.16.238.1, change your
.env file as shown below:
See EXTRA_HOSTS for an in-depth explanation with multiple examples.