How to setup subdomain point to api using ip:port hosted in doker container

I have nodejs api hosted in docker contain on my centos droplet.

I can call using http://ip:4000/graphql.

Now I want to point to ip:4000.

My domain is point to google cloud.

May I know how can I point to subdomain to ip:proxy?

Regards, Alex

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Bobby Iliev
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January 3, 2022
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You can achieve this with Nginx. You would need to set up an Nginx server block and add a reverse proxy rule.

Here is a quick tutorial that demonstrates this:

Hope that this helps! Best, Bobby