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Defining the External Host

You define the external data hosts in the Host Administration view. This view allows you to do the following:

  • Maintain external host names in a single place.
  • Define how to handle (fix) links after external HTML content is rendered.

To define a data host

  1. Navigate to the Administration - Integration screen, and then WI Symbolic URL List.
  2. From the drop-down menu, select Host Administration.
  3. Enter a new record and define the necessary fields.

    Some of the fields are described in the following table:



    Name of the external host.

    Virtual Name

    User-defined name for the host.

    Authentication Type

    Leave this value blank. For more information, see Defining Symbolic URLs.

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