port forwarding

Brad Knowles brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Sat Mar 12 13:04:26 UTC 2005

At 10:50 AM +0100 2005-03-12, Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:

>>  	DNS has nothing to do with ports.
>  ...
>>  	Not via DNS, no.
>  I disagree. SRV (RFC 2782) are a DNS solution and the right one for
>  the OP.

	Sorry, I should have added "not with any common software in use today".

>  Unfortunately, they are not widely implemented in client software
>  (here, Web browsers).

	Right, which gets us right back to the same practical answer that 
has already been given.

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