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How do i connect my  web sql server using alias  name? the server has configured to connect the sql server by port number

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I have created server alias for my sql server. The server is in the public (web). Its configured to connecting  by specific port number. When i connect the server ip  (xxx.xx.xx.xxx , port) its connecting but using alias name its not connecting .. how can i connect my we sql server by server alias name ??
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Are you also using the port number when using the alias name?  Did you create a DNS record for your alilas name?  Does that alias resolve to the correct IP address if you do an nslookup?
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Yes, i am using port number when i create the alias name. But i did not create the DNS record for the alias name. How can i create that one ????
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Are you using an alias with a domain that you own?  If so, you would need to access the Name Server that controls your domain name and create an A record that points to the IP address.  Say for example your sql server was at IP address 123.123.123.123 and your alias is sqlserver.mydomain.com.  You would need to access the Name Servers that controls mydomain.com and add an A record for sqlserver.mydomain.com with an IP address of 123.123.123.123.  The DNS record might look something like this.

sqlserver A 123.123.123.123

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