alias an ip and port

phn at phn at
Fri Feb 15 12:37:27 UTC 2002

Jeff Kennedy <jlkennedy at> wrote:
> Is it possible to alias a cname to an ip and port?  I have an internal
> webserver that listens on a different port than 80 and would very much
> like to have a simple name that reflects the function rather than
> hostname:port.

Yes ( and no).  The SRV record will do exactly this. 

No browser ( except for an experimantal version of conquereor) will use
these however.  So sad.  Ask your vendor to add support for SRV records.

> Thanks.

> ~JK

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