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From Trevor Little <>
Subject Re: very basic web server hosting question
Date Thu, 21 Dec 2000 21:21:43 GMT
Yes you will need an ip and you can get it from your isp.  You can also
find out your dynamic ip that's assigned to you each time you connect to
the isp and give that out to a client (probably not a good idea since it
changes each time)

David Peregrim wrote:
> This is my first post to this list.  I hope this is somewhere in the
> ballpark of acceptable behavior.
> I downloaded tomcat and I am successfully running the tomcat web server.  I
> wrote java servlets and java server pages and created a web site that I wish
> to host from my computer.  The application is fully tested with my computer
> running as both the client and server.  I want  to expose my computer to the
> internet.  What is the next step to get web browser from another client to
> reach my web server?  Do I need some kind of ip address?  How does one get
> an ip address?
> thanks,
> dave peregrim
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