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Local DNS record to point in internal IP

Good afternoon

First of thank you for your time and input put on this.

2008 r2 Server, has DNS and DC roles. On the network we also have a MAC server IP: (port 8443 is directed to management console on the system)

I need to create an internal DNS record which would point to this server on port 8443.

Essentially when user on the same network opens a browser and types  http://test.acmeproducts.org it should resolve to

Any and all input is appreciated.

Thank you..

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Seth SimmonsSr. Systems AdministratorCommented:
DNS records point to hosts and IP addresses, not ports
you would either have to manually put that port in the browser or have a redirect to that port on the web server port 80 to go to 8443
CMITStamfordAuthor Commented:
What type of record do i need to create inorder to point to point to IP?

CMITStamfordAuthor Commented:
if i need to point abc.acmyproducts.org to What type of DNS record do i need to create?

Thank you
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CMITStamfordAuthor Commented:
I created an a record for abc.acmyproducts.org to   When i try to ping abc.acmyproducts.org it replies back with ip from web host server. However when I ping abc.acmyproducts.org.FQDN.local it replies back w/  how can i make it so that when i ping abc.acmyproducts.org locally it replies back with

Is this possible and how can i do this.

PS. When i added the abc.acmyproducts.org A record a new ORG folder was created in my DNS directory...
Hypercat (Deb)Commented:
You have to create a separate DNS zone for acmyproducts.org.  Otherwise the domain suffix .local will be added to any A record you create.
CMITStamfordAuthor Commented:
Thank you very much.
CMITStamfordAuthor Commented:
Hypercat thank you again.

I have created a follw-up question in regards to your answer.

If you're up for it would love to award you the 500 pts.


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