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Jim
post May 6 2004, 11:59 AM
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So I don't have a tip or trick on how to do this, but I want someone to help me make one.

So I want to be able to host a ssh/apache server from my home, which has a semi-static IP address. It doesn't really change all that often, but they reserve the right to so it does every now and than. So this won't be such a big deal this summer as I will be able to have the computer infront of me if the IP changes. Whats going to screw me is when I am away from school.

So the question is any ideas on how to deal with a semi-static IP? My thought was having some sort of auto-scheduled task to e-mail me the IP when it reboots. Because it wont get new IP unless I do a network restart or a reboot on it. Than I could always have the IP. I don't even know if thats possible and or how I would do that.

Getting a staic IP isn't a financial option or even possible since they don't offer them where I am at and on home services. So how do you host a server on a semi-static IP address?


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Corey
post May 24 2004, 12:22 PM
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Hughsjr: Okay, so I own my own domain, and I have a dynamic ip that changes every couple of days. So, with zoneedit, you can just download software t hat will update your ip with their system?

My DSL hooks into my D-Link router which initiates the PPPoE connection, will the software work in that setup do you know?

I've read the site, but i don't fully understand it.


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