[nSLUG] Static IP Availability Question

Jonathan Anderson jonathan.anderson at ieee.org
Mon Oct 15 11:26:56 ADT 2007


If you're willing to spring for a domain name (and they're pretty cheap), you 
can set up Dynamic DNS for free with zoneedit.com. I have my server set up to 
ping them periodically via cron, and I never have problems connecting to it.


#!/jon

On October 15, 2007, Jon wrote:
> Hey All,
>
> I'm discovering all sorts of things out here that are different from
> Alberta. Today I discovered that Aliant wants $105/month for a static
> IP. Clearly, that's highway robbery, but I need some sort of static
> presence outbound as I need to get through firewalls now and again.
>
> So, my questions are:
>
> 1. Is there someone more reasonably priced than Aliant?
>
> 2. Can anyone recommend a VPN service or something similar that I can
> use to tunnel through?
>
> 3. Any other bright ideas?
>
> Thanks
>
> Jon
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Jonathan Anderson

jonathan.anderson at ieee.org
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