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

Using Route 53, how would I make a record point to an IP:PORT?

I have tried using a CNAME but it will never resolve.

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This is impossible. The DNS is only able to map to an IP, not to a port.

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SRV records can in fact refer a query to a specific service port. DNS is absolutely capable of doing this, although not all clients know to look up SRV records initially. –  mcauth Sep 14 '12 at 11:56
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