Can a dns entry point at an ip and port?

Posted on 2009-04-17
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
as above   could i for example say that goes to port 1022

this would be external dns coming to individual server for remote access (2000 vm's)
Question by:mhamer
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    Expert Comment

    No, it is up to the application to connect to the 1022 port.

    Author Comment

    ok a rephrase
    is it possible to have 2000+ web address  
    if not dns is it liklley an ap or host heard could be of use?
    any ideas welcome  each machine will run on a diffrent port.

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    Sure, you could use 2000+ public IP addresses mapped to each VM but that is costly and not a very feasible approach.  Do you need direct access from the Internet?  How about a VPN to the internal network and connect from there to the VM's private IP?

    Or, you can use 1 hostname/public IP address but use NAT to "port forward" the port to each internal VM IP.  In the remote access app, you would need to connect to the port however so if it was RDP:

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