hide or mask ip address

Hi Experts
i have an application using sql data this application connect to the sql using ip address
in the application login screen users can see the sql server ip address
i need a way to hide or mask this ip address
* i can't edit the application login screen design
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Qlemo"Batchelor", Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
The only way to achieve that without modifying the login screen design is to put an own login screen in front of it, and provide the credentials to the application - if necessary, by moving the dialogue out of sight and sending key strokes.
MASWORLDAuthor Commented:
Thanks Qlemo
good idea
can i also add in the DNS a recode like  195.xxx.xxx.x ( sql ip )=SQL ( sql name )
Qlemo"Batchelor", Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
Why? And what do mean exactly? You can, of course, use any defined DNS alias. You might be able to set something in the local Hosts file - admin access required.

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MASWORLDAuthor Commented:
yes that is
set something in the local Hosts file
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