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26Re: Any inexpensive way to run server at home

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  • Richard Wang
    Sep 1, 1999
      I am ruunnig linux with DSL connetciton and one static IP address. If I want
      to run DNS at home, do I need two
      IP addresses for primary and secondary server?


      Dan Kegel wrote:

      > From: Dan Kegel <dank@...>
      > Erik Hovland wrote:
      > > > I am thinking to run DNS server and mail server
      > > > at home for fun and learning. Any suggestion of
      > > > economic way? Anybody have experience doing that?
      > >
      > > If you actually want the domain/mail server on the internet you will have
      > > to get a domain ($70). I would try places like register.com or some such.
      > internic.net is the usual place to go.
      > > Otherwise, all the software for running a DNS server and mail server comes
      > > with any decent distribution of linux (or *BSD for that matter).
      > You have to make sure your ISP allows it. A static IP address
      > is normally a must, too. ADSL ISP's are usually cool with both
      > things. Dialup and cable ISPs usually charge extra.
      > - Dan
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