[nSLUG] Static IP Availability Question

crackers crackers at lasthop.ca
Mon Oct 15 14:28:18 ADT 2007


Well, consider yourself lucky. I had Aliant once... for a very short period
of time... and sometime my IP would change 2-3 times A DAY.

Go with eastlink regular bundle... better speeds, IP's rarely change...

P

On 10/15/07, Jon <me at jonwatson.ca> wrote:
>
> Yeah, but this isn't an incoming issue. I need a static IP for outgoing
> reasons.
>
> Jon
>
> Robin Murray wrote:
> > I've been using dyndns on my linux server for about a year and have yet
> > to have any issues. They provide a client to update the IP automatically
> > with their servers whenever it changes.
> >
> > Rick Burdon 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 <mailto: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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