[nSLUG] Static IP Availability Question

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Mon Oct 15 14:08:54 ADT 2007


If you happen to be in a growing area, they will need to do node splits
which in turn will cause IP changes. For older established area's. IP
changes occur less often.

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On 10/15/07, Jason Kenney <jdkenney at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> I feel Eastlink IP change rates are very location dependent. If you've
> found that your IP has already changed more often than you care for, I
> would not expect it to be any better. It might improve, but I would
> not put any faith in that. I doubt you'll find many people who would
> agree that it only changes "maybe once a year". This discussion was
> held in a previous thread on this list recently (sometime in the last
> two months I believe).
>
>
> Jason
>
> On 10/15/07, Rick Burdon <burdonrc at gmail.com> wrote:
> > If you go with Eastlink you'll find that your IP won't change very
> often.
> > Maybe once a year or so.  The you can save the cash you would spend for
> a
> > static.  There are some excellent free services out there that will
> update a
> > domain name to a dynamic IP.  That way you can play all you want with
> VPN,
> > ssh, webservers etc.  If you're stuck on Aliant they will still work
> very
> > nicely.  But remember that their IPs update very frequently and Aliant
> > doesn't have near the bandwith the Eastlink has.
> >
> > Rick
> >
> >
> > On 10/15/07, Jon <me at jonwatson.ca> 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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