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I have a couple of web based services running on my home computer using different ports. I also have several A:s directed to my home server for these named services i:e service_name.server.com (server.com is however not directed towards my home server).

All incoming connections will be made from a web browser. Is there any way I can direct users connecting to service.server.com silently to a specific port? For example, I type rutorrent.server.com and automatically load rutorrent.server.com:[rutorrentport]

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Lets say for example your torrent service runs on port 5555, set the port forward on your router as a custom forward, then just attach the port number to the end of the URL like so - rutorrent.server.com:5555.

You could hide the port number in a link so all the users will see is the URL or whatever you specify.

Let me know how you get on.

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Adding the port number to the URL is NOT what I wanted to do. What I'm trying to do is to have access to e.g. torrent.server.com and media.server.com automatically forward to different ports. The clients would send their requests on port 80 since all they do is type what they want to access in their browser. –  Morgan May 6 '13 at 9:17

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