ISP's that block port 80
Mark_Andrews at isc.org
Mon Nov 7 19:30:04 UTC 2005
> Yes I didnt see the reply until later. And I already knew about using
> http://www.host.com:8080 or whatever you want to use. Unfortunately
> this isnt a solution that I can use.
> So maybe this is a dumb question, but why do we have SRV records
> if nobody is using them, or are you saying its only the http service
> browsers are not using (which totally sucks as well).
> At least I learned about SRV in this discussion. My BIND book only
> has like 2 pages on the subject, obviously not a commonly used thing.
> Thanks again,
SRV is used, just not for http. I have previously publish
internet drafts about how to use SRV with http. It got not
pickup from brower/proxy developers.
This can be revived but it needs ACTIVE support from browser and
proxy developers. Complain to your browser vendor if you want
Mark Andrews, ISC
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