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DNS records

Cole Tuininga <colet at> writes:

>> Just to pick nits, the DNS SRV record CAN do that..   But it's
>> unlikely that any web browser would actually honor the appropriate
>> SRV record for http.
> Well ... port forward, no.  It will allow you to do a lookup for which
> port to query though.
> A valid point though.  :)

Oh, fair enough.  Yeah, DNS doesn't "port forward", but it can let
you assign a non-standard port which is what I think the user wanted
by "port-forward".  But yes, you're correct that DNS by itself doesn't
port forward.  Valid point.  :)

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