[nSLUG] Static IP Availability Question
me at jonwatson.ca
Mon Oct 15 14:32:45 ADT 2007
Yup, that bundle is pretty attractive. I'm going to take it and find
some other kludgey way around my static IP problem.
> 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...
> On 10/15/07, *Jon* <me at jonwatson.ca <mailto:me at jonwatson.ca>> wrote:
> Yeah, but this isn't an incoming issue. I need a static IP for outgoing
> 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
> > 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
> >> 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
> >> all you want with VPN, ssh, webservers etc. If you're stuck on
> >> they will still work very nicely. But remember that their IPs update
> >> very frequently and Aliant doesn't have near the bandwith the
> >> has.
> >> Rick
> >> On 10/15/07, *Jon* <me at jonwatson.ca <mailto:me at jonwatson.ca>
> <mailto: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
> >> presence outbound as I need to get through firewalls now and
> >> 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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