[TriLUG] broadband option in the Triangle area
brian at strutmasters.com
Mon Nov 15 09:58:51 EST 2004
dynip.com offers this as well, however for always-on broadband, you
basically have to script the automatic checking yourself (which I haven't
done yet, because my IP has changed maybe once in the past 8 months).
----- Original Message -----
From: "Daniel Zhang" <zhang at clinicaltools.com>
To: "Triangle Linux Users Group discussion list" <trilug at trilug.org>
Sent: Monday, November 15, 2004 9:49 AM
Subject: Re: [TriLUG] broadband option in the Triangle area
> There is a free/commercial service which could solve the dynamic IP
> problem when some people are running website from home machine with
> cable/dsl connection. Go to no-ip.com to take a look. Once a little
> program is up-running at your home machine, it'll check the dynamic IP and
> automatically match the domain name to changed IP which happens for
> residential cable/dsl account.
> Daniel Z
> Jeff Groves wrote:
>> My apologies to you and the others on the list. I woke up on the wrong
>> side of the bed this morning.
>> I retract my previous statement concerning TimeWarner.
>> Jeff G.
>> Ben Pitzer wrote:
>>> Well, since those are my servers, it would have to be me. Or my
>>> And, I'm going to go out on a limb on my manager's behalf, and say that
>>> neither of us cares to be labeled as an asshole (well, maybe sometimes
>>> okay, but this isn't one of them). Trust me, we have better things to
>>> than hunt you down to mess with you. Why your IP may have changed, I'm
>>> sure, but it could have to do with some need to move IP scopes between
>>> CMTSes, a power outage at your location, or a number of other
>>> all of which are hazards of having a residential, or non-static IP
>>> commercial account. If you depend on that static IP, look into a
>>> account. If you continue to purchase residential service, then caveat
>>> emptor. Sorry, but them's the brakes.
>>> I'm not trying to be contentious here. I just happen to take exception
>>> somebody blames "someone at TimeWarner", especially when that someone is
>>> Ben Pitzer
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