Use the URL field to enter a URL for the external application. A best practice is to substitute the host's Virtual Name, the one that you defined in the Host Administration view, for the host's actual name. Doing this makes administering host names easier, because you might have many symbolic URLs pointing to one host. If the host name changes, then you only need to change it in the Host Administration applet rather than having to change it in several symbolic URL definitions.
NOTE: Use the Secure Sockets Layer protocol (SSL) with symbolic URLs to ensure that communication is secure. For more information about using SSL, see Siebel Security Guide.
For applications that use form-base authentication, the URL is identified by the action attribute of the
<form> tag. For more information, see Determining the Login Requirements.