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Can I add a manual hostname / DNS entry to my Asus ax82u Router?

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I have a very small business and work from home, I have an Asus AX82U router which I find to be a good one. I have an Amazon EC2 server which I use to host SSRS, this has a fixed IP address (let's say 18.1.2.3).

To access the server from my local PCs I have an added an entry into the Windows Hosts file which maps the DNS name (sql19) to the IP address. The client PCs can then just go to http://sql19/reports and it works great.

However, this doesn't work on my iPad (or the other numerous non-pc devices we have). I can enter the IP address directly onto the IP address but this means that links in email subscriptions don't work as they are looking for sql19.

So, I wondered if there was a way on my router of adding this hostname manually? Or any other solution to the iPad problem?

Any ideas gratefully received :)

Thanks.
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