WEB Okey dokey guys. Need your input.

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  1. Mycophiles

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    I have the domain. Think I'm going to use gallery server pro or gallery. Just need to know how to setup the computer to be the 'domain'. What I mean by that is usually with a webhost you forward the DNS to your host and whalla it works, but if I'm using my own computer how do I do this?
     
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    why host it yourself?
     
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    Got many gigs of pictures. didn't want to shell out 10 bucks for hosting per month. Would not like to worry about my sister or cousin wanting a couple gigs of files several times a month and then looking at my bill and :crying:

    Why not?
     
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    because it is much easier to pay hosting, less down time, and not every isp is kosher with you running a webserver at home
     
  5. Mycophiles

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    this is kinda fun... this II7 thing is cool. Looks just like a webhost. I know I'm doing some things in the wrong order. That's all the hickup is I think.

    To respond. If they have a problem with me using my measly 56mb/s upload ability then I'll hear from them. Until then I'm going to do what I am allowed to do while not reading their fine print.

    ohh.. and I'm not exactly looking for 'easy'. 'easy' is money. knowledge is money in your pocket. ;-)
     
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    Starting to figure this out. ;-) 2 hrs later
     
  7. retorq

    retorq What up bitch??

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    Don't know if you got this worked out but I've done this. I've used a free dyndns acct. You don't need a purchase a host name this way ...
     
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    a .info name was 89 cents.
     
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    retorq What up bitch??

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    You can still do a dyndns acct, not sure if they all allow forwarding of .info domains though ... worth checking into. Like I said I used one and it worked nicely.
     

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