A deployment is always associated with a unique URL, that has the following fundamental components:
The deployment subdomain, made up of:
- The deployment name
- A UID
- The deployment suffix, which defaults to
now.shbut is customizable with the custom domain suffix add-on
A breakdown of a Now deployment URL structure.
The subdomain can be at most
When a deployment is created, it must supply a
name. If the user doesn't explicitly provide one, Now CLI will use the directory name.
The name can take up, at most,
53 characters. It is always followed by a dash
The UID is derived from a large cryptographically random number encoded as 9 alphanumeric characters.
The default suffix for all deployments is
now.sh. It's registered with Mozilla's Public Suffix List.
For enhanced isolation and security, we recommend configuring a custom domain suffix.