Create a new zone
Like all CDNs, NuevoCloud is essentially a reverse proxy service. It accepts and responds to requests from the internet (over HTTP or HTTPS) for your domain.
If NuevoCloud has cached the data for the request, it will respond to the request itself. If it has not cached the data, it will proxy the request to your
server (called the origin server
). Once your server has responded to the request, NuevoCloud will send that response back to the client.
To configure a new zone, you'll need a few things:
- The domain name of your website (optional)
- IP address or URL of your origin server
In this section, you'll tell NuevoCloud how to respond to requests from the internet. The form will change depending on how you answer the questions,
so you may not see all of the options listed below.
Do you have a domain name?
When you select yes, it will ask you for the domain name for your website. This should include the subdomain (if any). For instance, example.com
would both be valid entries.
If you do not have a domain name, you'll be able to choose a nuevocloudcdn.com subdomain.
If your domain name is www.example.com
, the apex of your domain would be example.com
. In other words, selecting yes for this question would
tell NuevoCloud to redirect example.com
If you are using your own domain name, you'll be asked if you want to enable SSL for that domain. If you choose to enable it, you'll be asked for the SSL certificate
that NuevoCloud should use for your domain. The Common Name
for the certificate should match the domain name. If you enabled Redirect Apex
certificate should be valid for both your domain and the apex (www.example.com
Redirect HTTP to HTTPS
Enabling this option forces all clients to connect using SSL. Connections over HTTP will be redirected to HTTPS.
HSTS (HTTP Strict Transport Security) is a web security policy mechanism. It allows you to tell web browsers that they should always connect over HTTPS. If you enable
HSTS, you'll be asked for a Max Age
setting in seconds. Max Age
is how long browsers should remember to only connect over HTTPS. Only enable this setting
if you are sure you want to permanently enable SSL, since it cannot be disabled quickly.
Note: HSTS is only available if you have enabled Redirect HTTP to HTTPS
In this section, you'll tell NuevoCloud how to contact your origin server.
Origin Server URL
This should be the URL to your origin server, including the protocol and path (if any). NuevoCloud will append the requested resource path to this URL. For example, if
a visitor requests www.example.com/resource
, and your Origin Server URL is https://0.0.0.0/folder
, NuevoCloud will connect to
You can use a domain name in the Origin Server URL, but you must not use the domain name
you entered under Website Settings.
Forward Query String
The query string is the portion of the URL after the ?
. For example, in http://www.example.com/resource?q=value
the query string is q=value
If you enable this setting, NuevoCloud will consider the query string as part of the URL and will forward the query string when sending requests to your origin server.
If this is disabled, NuevoCloud will ignore the query string. Meaning http://www.example.com/resource?q=value1
be considered to be requests for http://www.example.com/resource