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Server Name Indication (SNI)

Ambassador Edge Stack supports serving multiple Hosts behind a single IP address, each with their own certificate.

This is as easy to do as creating a Host for each domain or subdomain you want Ambassador Edge Stack to serve, getting a certificate for each, and telling Ambassador Edge Stack which Host the route should be created for.

The example below configures two Hosts and assigns routes to them.

Configuring a Host

The Host resources lets you separate configuration for each distinct domain and subdomain you plan on serving behind Ambassador Edge Stack.

Let's start by creating a simple Host and providing our own certificate in the host-cert secret.

yaml
---
apiVersion: getambassador.io/v3alpha1
kind: Host
metadata:
name: example-host
spec:
hostname: host.example.com
tlsSecret:
name: host-cert

Now let's create a second Host for a different domain we want to serve behind Ambassador Edge Stack. This second Host uses Ambassador Edge Stack's automatic TLS to get a certificate from Let's Encrypt.

yaml
---
apiVersion: getambassador.io/v3alpha1
kind: Host
metadata:
name: foo-host
spec:
hostname: host.foo.com
acmeProvider:
email: julian@example.com

We now have two Hosts with two different certificates.

Configuring routes

Now that we have two domains behind Ambassador Edge Stack, we can create routes for either or both of them.

We do this by setting the hostname attribute of a Mapping to the domain the Mapping should be created for.

yaml
---
apiVersion: getambassador.io/v3alpha1
kind: Mapping
metadata:
name: httpbin
spec:
prefix: /httpbin/
service: httpbin.org:80
host_rewrite: httpbin.org
hostname: host.example.com

The above creates a /httpbin/ endpoint for host.example.com.

yaml
---
apiVersion: getambassador.io/v3alpha1
kind: Mapping
metadata:
name: mockbin
spec:
prefix: /foo/
service: foo-service
hostname: host.foo.com

The above creates a /foo/ endpoint for host.foo.com.

yaml
---
apiVersion: getambassador.io/v3alpha1
kind: Mapping
metadata:
name: frontend
spec:
hostname: "*"
prefix: /bar/
service: bar-endpoint

The above creates a /bar/ endpoint for all Hosts.