Is there a way to force Firefox (I have 6.0.2 currently) to request a website on an alternative port? I do some upgrades to a Drupal site for a client, and they have their Varnish server configured to only allow work on their development site to be done on port 8008. So I visit http://www.sitename.com:8008.

What I want is a setting (possibly in firefox?) to always redirect requests for this specific URL to port 8008.

Or would this be set in my HOSTS file on the OS?


There is a firefox addon called ReDirector for this, it can be found at: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/redirector/

It uses regex to define the rules of url rewriting.

Best regards.

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