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I have a small office network running Windows Server 2003

I also have a linux box running a bunch of atlassian applications. (jira, confluence, fisheye)

They are currently accessed using the ip address and port of the application

I want to be able to create a easy naming scheme to remember

wiki.myserver, jira.myserver, fisheye.myserver

What is the best way to go about this?

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We did something similar, we ended up just calling them http://wiki/ http://issues/ http://repo/ etc. They were only accessed from the LAN.

My suggestion would be to plan for the future when you might want to separate these applications onto different servers, while preserving the URL's (good URL's don't change).

A simple way to do this would be to use Apache / nginx name based virtual hosts, and proxy requests to your tomcat instance.

If you do this with Apache, use mod_proxy - don't get caught up in mod_jk etc.

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