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From Robert Zagarello <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Can this be Done?
Date Wed, 04 May 2005 14:20:25 GMT

I haven't read through all of the emails on this topic
and pardon me if I am being redundant.

You can avoid a DNS by using a 3rd party dynamic DNS
service on your router.  Most cable/DSL routers have
this functionality, and a sample service is

Some if not all residential broadband providers will
block http incoming requests.  But if you have a
private and known audience, selecting another port to
host on other than 80 will work.  I don't know if that
is true about 443 also - I have to check that.

For a residential network you should avoid the DMZ
until you are confident with network security for your
web server and your home network.

I don't know if internet search engines can work in
this configuration.


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