Environments

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1 Introduction

In the Environments section of the Deploy category, there is an overview of three tabs:

  • Deploy
    • Deployment Package Repository
    • Environments
    • Activities
  • Custom Domain
    • Certificates
    • Linked Custom Domains
  • Access Restriction Profiles
    • IP Address Filtering
    • TLS Client Certificate Verification

2 Deploy

In the Deploy tab, you can find the information below about your environment.

2.1 Deployment Package Repository

In the Deployment Package Repository section, there is an overview of the following:

  • Deployment package
  • Version of the deployment package
  • Creation date of the deployment package
  • Uploaded by
  • Expire date of the deployment package

Actions

There are also four actions you can perform, which are described below.

2.1.1 Creating a Package from Team Server

In this section, you can click Create a Package from Team Server and select a branch containing the revision you would like to build.

2.1.2 Uploading

When you click Upload, you can upload an .mda file from your local device.

2.1.3 Viewing the Details of the Deployment Package

Next to the deployment package info, if you click Details, the following items will be displayed:

  • Size of the package
  • Description of the package
  • A build output
  • An overview of the environments that are currently running on this deployment package

Actions

There are also two action you can perform:

  • Download the package
  • Delete the package

2.1.4 Deploying a Deployment Package

If you click Deploy, the package from the team server will be transported to the environment that you select to upload.

2.2 Environments

2.2.1 Standard Licensed Environments

In this section, you have the an overview of all the available environments with the following details:

  • Environment name
  • Environment status
  • Name of the deployment package
  • The version of the deployment package
  • Runtime (Mendix Studio Pro version)
  • The URL of the app

There are three types of environment statuses:

  • Green – there are no alerts
  • Orange – there is at least one warning alert, but no critical alerts
  • Red – there is at least one critical alert

To see the details of the alerts, click Alerts under the Operate category. This is documented here: Alerts.

Actions

There are two actions you can take :

  • Details of the selected environment – information about the details available are documented here: Details

  • Transport to … – initiates the staging of an environment to the next stage: acceptance or production

2.2.2 Flexible Environments

If your node supports flexible environments you will see a slightly different format for the list of environments.

This shows a similar list of details (the differences are highlighted):

  • Environment status
  • Environment name
  • PROD will be checked if this environment is a production environment (this is set when the environment is first created)
  • Name and version of the deployment package
  • Runtime (Mendix Studio Pro version)
  • PLAN indicates the plan for this environment - you can see more information about the plan on the Details page.
  • The URL of the app

You can use the Search… box to find a specific environment.

Reordering Environments

If you are the Technical Contact you can reorder the environments by dragging and dropping:

Actions

For flexible environments there is only one action you can take :

  • Details of the selected environment – information about the details available are documented here: Details

There is no concept of staging, and you need to deploy your app directly to the target environment.

2.3 Activity

3 Custom Domain

In this tab you can manage your custom domain certificates on an application level.

When your Mendix app needs to be accessible via your own URL (for example, https://myapp.mycompany.com/), you have to provide a custom domain certificate (an SSL/TLS certificate) so that we can keep serving your Mendix app via a secure connection.

There is also a section with an overview of linked custom domains.

For more information, see Custom Domains.

4 Access Restriction Profiles

In this tab you can manage custom access restriction profiles. These profiles can combine IP range filters and client certificate verification. Access restriction profiles can be applied to path-based access restrictions in specific environments of the application.

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