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From Robert Palmer <rob...@greetin.gs>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Need help
Date Sat, 20 Oct 2007 00:29:14 GMT
You are correct. Basic account using one of their domains is free. But, 
custom dns is charged for now (didn't used to be) which means you can 
use your own domain name. This may be better if you're thinking of email 
as well.

Mark A. Craig wrote:
> DynDNS does not charge for a basic account.  They have "value added" 
> services for which they do ask compensation, though.  I have a DynDNS 
> account that I got free earlier this year, so unless they've made a 
> recent change - and my last visit to the site a few weeks ago didn't 
> hint at it - then their basic service is still free, and allows 
> linking up to five domains.
>
> Mark
>
> -------- Original Message  --------
> Subject: Re: [users@httpd] Need help
> From: Robert Palmer <robert@greetin.gs>
> To: users@httpd.apache.org
> Date: Friday, October 19, 2007 02:33:21 PM
>
>> I've been running a number of low volume sites on a 1.5M dsl with 
>> 128k uplink for five+ years.
>>
>> dyndns is excellent but now charge for new accounts and there are 
>> free services available.
>>
>> You didn't say if you were Linux or Windows. I use Linux, on an older 
>> box with ddclient to update dns. The Linux box is also firewall and 
>> smtp server.
>>
>> You say you want to learn? If so I'd forget the cms and include 
>> mysql. With html, php and mysql you can build from scratch. You 
>> really need a end goal if you're going to use a cms ie it's mostly 
>> about config).
>>
>> I'd also forget the water and buy a six pack.
>>
>> Mark A. Craig wrote:
>>> You'll need:
>>>
>>> - broadband Internet service, with AT LEAST 384K uplink
>>> - a DynDNS account or similar, if said service doesn't include a 
>>> static IP
>>> - your own registered domain name or a subdomain from DynDNS, etc.
>>> - a service or daemon to update the DNS records for said 
>>> domain/subdomain,
>>>   if not a static IP, or a router (e.g. D-Link DGL-4300) that can do it
>>> - a Web server: Apache, Xerver, Sambar, etc.
>>> - Firewall!
>>> - knowledge of site and system security measures
>>> - knowledge of log analysis
>>> - CMS (content management system), probably, unless you're a masochist
>>> - 2 cups of water and a blender ;-)
>>>
>>> Mark
>>> Been there, doing that
>>>
>>>
>>> -------- Original Message  --------
>>> Subject: [users@httpd] Need help
>>> From: Tyler() <xaspnet@yahoo.com>
>>> To: users@httpd.apache.org
>>> Date: Friday, October 19, 2007 01:40:17 PM
>>>
>>>>
>>>> I'm a noob servers & stuff, I was wondering what I would need to 
>>>> buy to host
>>>> my own websites. Like, for a beginner. I know how to code like html 
>>>> and php
>>>> but I need my own server so I dont have to use a web hosting 
>>>> company.. Can
>>>> you help? Thanks, Tyler
>>>>
>>>
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