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Re: Web Hosting for Monks

by coreolyn (Parson)
on May 04, 2001 at 22:57 UTC ( #78079=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Web Hosting for Monks

Outstanding generousity -- hats off to you!

Your post seems to imply that you'll be running the web server and your connection on the same box, and from expirience I can tell you that's an invitation to trouble. Even if there's only angelic monks there's still the rest of the web to consider.

You might want to consider getting a separate low end pentium 32MBRam 500MB HDD and OpenBSD for a connection/firewall box. (Don't slap me it's just a more security slanted version of BSD).

You may also want to peek at tzo for $100/year they handle dynamic DNS forwarding so you can manage your own DNS servers from a dynamic IP as well as services for managing mail while your systems offline.

coreolyn

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Re: Re: Web Hosting for Monks
by providencia (Pilgrim) on May 04, 2001 at 23:37 UTC

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