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Configuring a Named Instance to use a static TCP listener port

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I have a WIN 2008 R2 Server hosting 4 Different SQL  Server Instances.   I would like to configure one the Instances to listen on a Statis TCP  port - different from the other Instances.   The reason for this is because I have a UNIX client trying to connect to one of the named Instances and being that it's UNIX, they cannot use the '\' in the SQL Server name.    

I figured is I could configure one of the named Instances to listen on a different port, they could just use the connection string  Servername:1435   instead of what they are trying to use now which is  servername\instancename :1433

can anyone help?
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