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How to use DNS to redirect domain to specific port on my server

This question is similar to the one asked here how do i set the dns server on godaddy with AWS? except that i need little furthur info. My tomcat webserver is running at a port 8080. So the URL looks actually like http://IP:8080. But i godaddy DNS manager it does not allow to mention port. SO how do i forward the DNS name to this IP and then to this specific port

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marked as duplicate by Chris S Apr 2 '12 at 23:39

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DNS Translates Domain to IP.

Port is not a part of that game at all.

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OK, but how do i make my URL to go to this IP and to this specific port? Is there any article you can point to? –  user1241438 Apr 2 '12 at 23:13
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There is no way. (http just "hints" your browser to try port 80, http_s_ dose the same for port 443, ftp for 21 and so on...) –  Tabakhase Apr 2 '12 at 23:14

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