Specifying ports with bind

phn at icke-reklam.ipsec.nu phn at icke-reklam.ipsec.nu
Sun Jan 5 18:29:01 UTC 2003

Skeeve Stevens <skeeve at skeeve.org> wrote:

> Hmmmm

> I thought that when a web browser required a domain, the host OS
> actually looks up the records required... not the actual browser.
> The same would be for mail clients and another other internet
> application.

> So would it be correct in saying that when Operating Systems support the
> SRV records this will work?

No. The OS alreday "does this", it's up to the applications.

> Or.. even if the OS did support SRV, would the browser (and other
> programs) also be required to interpret which port they should be using?

As i said, konqueror needs minor adjustments and a tweaked
getaddrinfo() routine.

> ...Skeeve

>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: bind-users-bounce at isc.org=20
>> [mailto:bind-users-bounce at isc.org] On Behalf Of Mark_Andrews at isc.org
>> Sent: Sunday, January 05, 2003 8:25 PM
>> To: Clyde O Goffe
>> Cc: comp-protocols-dns-bind at isc.org
>> Subject: Re: Specifying ports with bind=20
>> >=20
>> > Hello,
>> > 	Is there a way to specify which port a record should listen to.
>> > For example if I have a domain name mysite.com with cname=20
> www.mysite.com
>> and when someone tries to access the website it defaults to port 80
> but if
>> i want it to default to port 81 is there a way to specify that with
> bind?
>> Please let me know. I appreciate any help.  Thanks
>> Clyde

> 	Not until browsers support SRV records.

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