Getting started with BrowZer

If you're new to BrowZer, please see article Introducing OpenZiti BrowZer.
In order to launch BrowZer applications to an existing network you need to follow these step to activate the BrowZer features.

Your network must be at least version 7.3.91  Learn how to identify your network version here.

1. Enable power user to access BrowZer features

  • Login to your MOP at
  • Go to the bottom left corner of the navigation bar.
  • Click your profile name > EDIT PROFILE > "User Settings" tab
  • Switch the "POWER USER" from OFF to ON

2. Overview of "BrowZer Apps" panel

After enabling power user you see a new section "BrowZer Apps" under management section on the left hand side navigation menu.

Here you'll be presented with the following list:


1. BrowZer Enabled Network

Your network must be BrowZer Enabled with a verified public certificate.


2. BrowZer Enabled Edge Routers

Your network needs to have an Edge Router with WSS (WebSocket Secure) enabled.


3. Unique Name

BrowZer currently supports a public domain name that is composed of a label specific to the BrowZer App and the network, like this:

Once this label is claimed by your network, it cannot be changed.

However, you can create multiple BrowZer App instances, each with their own distinct app label underneath your network label.

Option 1: BrowZer Enabled Network - Click "ADD A CERTIFICATE" > Click "ADD NOW"

There will be momentary downtime, process takes approx. 3-5 minutes to add the certificate.

Option 2: BrowZer Enabled Edge Routers - Click "CREATE EDGE ROUTER"

In the Console, create a NetFoundry Hosted Edge Router with the WSS Listener enabled.

BrowZer requires at least one Edge Router with the WSS enabled.  Launching an NF Hosted ER is recommended.

Follow the standard guide "Create and Manage Edge Routers"  select WSS Enabled.

Option 3: Unique Name

In this example we have network called "browzer2024", so we're going to create the unique name to match the network name.


When we launch a BrowZer enabled application, named "myapp" it will be accessible at the URL

Configuration finished.

Once you have the prerequisites completed follow the steps in guide "Creating and Managing BrowZer Applications" to add BrowZer applications to your network.






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