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Accessing a port through as a name

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Hi there,


I've tried googling this but I'm not quite sure of the correct terminology so I keep hitting a roadblock. :(


Here's the situation:

I am running a home server with WSE 2012 Essentials R2 and a custom domain.

I have an application that's running on port 8025. I can access this app by typing www.mycustomdomain.co.uk:8025 into my browser no problems.

However I would like to give this app a more dignified URL and access it via something like "www.mycustomdomain.co.uk/tracker - trouble is I have no idea how to get it to resolve like this?


My domain provider (GoDaddy) doesn't allow ports in the CNAME destinations so ideally I'm looking for something server-side to handle this.


Any help would be GREATLY appreciated.



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Drashna Jaelre

Well, I think you're looking for a reverse proxy configuration to set this up. 



I use this to host a bunch of stuff on my main domain (subsonic), so it shows up on the main domain rather than as an open port.

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Drashna Jaelre

Well, I suspect that "Application Request Routing plus URL Rewrite" is the full answer here. :) 


But either way, enjoy.

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