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From: Neil Bothwick <neil@××××××××××.uk>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Dynamic IP address services.
Date: Tue, 08 Nov 2016 15:52:52
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] Re: Dynamic IP address services. by Grant Edwards
1 On Tue, 8 Nov 2016 15:14:14 +0000 (UTC), Grant Edwards wrote:
3 > You need a static IP address _and_ a domain name, _and_ a DNS server
4 > with an MX record that points to that static IP address. The static
5 > IP address comes from your ISP. Once you've got that, you can
6 > register the domain name with any registrar, and set up the DNS server
7 > with any DNS provider. If you've got a real, full-service ISP (do
8 > they exist any more?), they can probably handle all of it for you.
10 Yes they do, they just don't bother competing is the "never mind the
11 service, compare the price" markets.
13 You should also have a backup mail host to accept mail should anything
14 happen to your server or its connectivity.
16 > > Alternative is to use a company that provides SMTP proxy for
17 > > outgoing emails or set up a mail server on a virtual server with a
18 > > hosting company. Unless you know what you are doing and can keep it
19 > > fully updated. Please don't run your own like this.
20 >
21 > Especially if you plan on running for president someday...
23 Has something happened with some president's emails? I must have missed
24 that news item...
27 --
28 Neil Bothwick
30 Inland Revenue: We've got what it takes to take what you've got!


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[gentoo-user] Re: Dynamic IP address services. Grant Edwards <grant.b.edwards@×××××.com>