Bug 1293820 - [DOCS] Document how to use domain names in Endpoints
[DOCS] Document how to use domain names in Endpoints
Product: OpenShift Container Platform
Classification: Red Hat
Component: Documentation (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Gaurav Nelson
Vikram Goyal
: 1342591 (view as bug list)
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Blocks: 1267746
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Reported: 2015-12-23 02:27 EST by Alexander Koksharov
Modified: 2017-05-21 20:36 EDT (History)
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Description Alexander Koksharov 2015-12-23 02:27:21 EST
Description of problem:
Problem with integrating external service into openshift. Requirement is to refer this service by domain name while Endpoind in openshift can be created by only providing ip address.

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How reproducible:
Example in step 2 of https://docs.openshift.com/enterprise/3.0/dev_guide/integrating_external_services.html#external-saas-provider looks like what is required.
  "kind": "Endpoints",
  "apiVersion": "v1",
  "metadata": {
    "name": "example-external-service" 
  "subsets": [ 

System cant create such entity as it is against to a specification

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Comment 2 Josep 'Pep' Turro Mauri 2016-01-22 11:30:15 EST
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Comment 4 Dan McPherson 2016-06-03 13:58:52 EDT
*** Bug 1342591 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 10 Josep 'Pep' Turro Mauri 2017-04-24 05:47:22 EDT
The ExternalName service type that covers this use case was released with OCP 3.5:


However, it seems there are no specific docs about it beyond that mention in the release notes, so I'm moving this to a documentation bug to address that.
Comment 11 Gaurav Nelson 2017-05-09 19:21:44 EDT
Created a pull request (https://github.com/openshift/openshift-docs/pull/4375) for adding this information in the relevant section.

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