[olug] Basic cheap local hosting?
dashrender at cox.net
Mon Dec 5 05:21:47 UTC 2011
I'm not sure cox can force you into anything, but I do know they block inbound port 80 and port 25.
A business line if you want to host from home costs about $89/mnth. If you already pay for a the highest level of service with Cox this won't be much more than you are already paying.
---- "T. J. Brumfield" <enderandrew at gmail.com> wrote:
I was under the impression that Cox won't offer a static IP with home
internet, so you have to a pay a fortune for business internet.
I have considered looking a dynamic DNS service, but I heard that Cox will
force you into business internet if they detect your hosting a web server.
On Sun, Dec 4, 2011 at 7:01 PM, Lou Duchez <lou at paprikash.com> wrote:
> I went for years from one hosting company to another, and in each case, at
> some point tech support failed me mightily. At the last company, after a
> seventeen-day server outage because I couldn't get past tier one tech
> support, I resolved to host my own site. Just about any old computer will
> run Linux well enough for a low-bandwidth site, and now when I need to
> contact tech support, the guy may be a jerk but he takes my problems
> seriously. It's been five years now and I haven't looked back.
> I assume you've got DSL or cable at home; how much to add a static IP
> address? If static is too pricy, you can always get dynamic DNS thru
> www.dyn.com or elsewhere.
> I need to host a low bandwidth Wordpress site. Really, I don't need
>> anything more than a shared hosting account. But everyone I've tried
>> doesn't allow me to do page caching, so performance is pretty poor.
>> I actually just signed up for a hosting service the other day because the
>> sales staff assured me without a doubt that I could do opcode caching. I
>> migrated my domain and site over, only to find it isn't enabled on the
>> server. In fact, pretty much any Apache module I need for that caching
>> plugin isn't installed and they're not willing to install any of them,
>> including some really basic/common modules like mod_deflate and
>> mod_rewrite. The technical staff state that no one should have reason to
>> use those.
>> After migrating this site five times already from one terrible host to
>> another, I'm curious if anyone on this list can recommend a good, cheap
>> service, or if they one of their own?
>> I could rent a VPS through Linode, except that seems overkill for a single
>> Wordpress install that will get minimal traffic.
>> -- T. J. Brumfield
>> "I'm questioning my education
>> Rewind and what does it show?
>> Could be, the truth it becomes you
>> I'm a seed, wondering why it grows"
>> -- Pearl Jam, Education
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