Connect using a DNS name

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Connect using a DNS name

#1 Post by krissyg » 2019-01-29 19:49

Hello, I've recently create a SFTP server, I configured the firewall to point to the SFTP port with the external address. I created a A record in our DNS with the sub domain of
I do not want to use the public IP to connect to the SFTP, but the DNS does not work, the external IP address works great I connect and all is grand.
Any assistance on getting FileZilla to connect to the SFTP server using the DNS name?

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Re: Connect using a DNS name

#2 Post by botg » 2019-01-30 08:52

If you enter a hostname into any program, it is first resolved into an IP address, typically using DNS. The program then connects to this IP address.

Do not associate your hostname with a public IP address if you do not want to have it resolve to a public IP address.

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