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Cheapest way to host my site..

Merlin M Koppula
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Joined: Jan 18, 2002
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I run web server and I want to make my pages visible on the internet under
What is the cheapest way?
I currently have service from an ISP. But it has dynamic IP. Companies like Verisign, with whom I can register a domain name, do they offer dynamic DNS services?
If they dont, and if I register domain name from someone and buy dynamic DNS service from someone else, (since my actual IP is with the company that is offering dynamic DNS service) every hit to my site is routed thru this company and is a performance overhead?
Can you suggest a good company that offer these kinds of services at a reasonable price?

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Eric Abadie

Joined: Dec 08, 2001
Posts: 13
I know of one place that will host your site for free... and the good thing is that it supports Java Servlets and JSP among other things....
I know its late but I hope this helps
Thomas Paul
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The cheapest way is to register your domain with a cheap registration service (try dotster) and then set up an account with a cheap provider (try

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Ashik Uzzaman
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Joined: Jul 05, 2001
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For html, asp i think is the best free option, though you will get a slash ('/')only. I am using ....
[ April 03, 2002: Message edited by: Ashik uzzaman ]

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Gregg Bolinger
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Joined: Jul 11, 2001
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$1.50 / month get you:
Web Based Control Panel
As Much Webspace As You Need
As Much Bandwidth As You Need
MySQL Database
SSL (Secure Server) Access
Unlimited email (POP3) accounts
FrontPage 2000 Support
CGI Scripting in Perl & C Support
PHP 4.0 Support
Server Side Includes (SSI) Support
Password Protected Directories
Customized Error Pages
Flash & Shockwave Support
Dreamweaver Support
WAP Support
Search Engine Submission gets you

domain name $8.95 for 1 year.
Basically $20 is all you need for a year. I have my site set up there.

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shailesh sonavadekar
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that is really good information , guys.
mary morris
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Joined: Mar 16, 2002
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I have been looking for a jsp/servlet site for some time. I just tried mycgiserver in the post below from Eric. Thanks for the infor.
Thomas Paul
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Anyone who offers unlimited space and unlimited bandwidth for $1.50 per month is a liar. Why don't you call them and tell them that you are from Yahoo! and you want to take them up on their $1.50 offer to mirror
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