Free hosting with catches!

Discussion in 'Garage Sale' started by LordOfLA, Feb 16, 2007.

  1. LordOfLA

    LordOfLA Godlike!

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    As most of you probably know by now (god knows I spammed enough :p) I was looking to provide hosting for a fee. However with my new shift at work I'm just not going to be around at the right time of day to provide any kind of decent support to anyone.

    I've also needed to cancel all non-essential recurring spending (moving house put a squeeze on my wallet). Meaning I'll be cancelling the licenses for the support software and billing software and save myself a further £30-£40/month.

    So if you want to be hosted free of charge head over to http://www.redmeteor.net/ make sure you read my Terms and conditions as well as my acceptable use policy and then post in the "hosting applications" section on my forums.

    The catches are as follows:

    No official support except what I and others can give through my forums and if you know my phone numbers you can call me.

    I occasionally re-purpose the servers while maintaining hosting to test out software before recommending it to customers of my employer. My hosting users will be guinea pigs.

    The hardware resources are limited. You will need to donate via paypal for me to get and upgrade some Dell SC440's if you want more resources :)

    Have fun!
     
  2. omg its nlm

    omg its nlm lvl 17 Hax Folding Team

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    Sweet, I may have to give this a go :)
     
  3. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    Good offer :)
     
  4. Henyman

    Henyman Secret Goat Fetish Political User

    nice offer, will be usefull for people :D
     
  5. kcnychief

    kcnychief █▄█ ▀█▄ █ Political User Folding Team

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    Nice offer indeed, very generous of you :)
     
  6. Vanquished

    Vanquished Mr. Bananagrabber Political User

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    I'm in, Whats the Domain names?
    Can i bring my current domain over?
    Also.
    I'm having trouble registering.
    I cant see the image verification

    Thanks :)
     
  7. zeke_mo

    zeke_mo (value not set) Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    especially if you get your old site back up :)
     
  8. LordOfLA

    LordOfLA Godlike!

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    He'd have to proved a new server to have that much free porn hosted without affecting anyone else :p
     
  9. X-Istence

    X-Istence * Political User

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    goddamnit, I was hoping his site would come back up :p
     
  10. LordOfLA

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    well send me a Dell SC440 with 2GB ram and 2x500GB disks and it can do :)

    My current Sempron 2600, 1GB ram and 120GB hdd would not really be suitable for it.
     
  11. X-Istence

    X-Istence * Political User

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    If I got a machine like that, it would be cheaper for me to co-locate it around Phoenix, and faster as well (in terms of data transfer) :p
     
  12. LordOfLA

    LordOfLA Godlike!

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    True, but it wouldn't have Henypron would it? :p
     
  13. X-Istence

    X-Istence * Political User

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    I would just have him upload it to the US.
     
  14. LordOfLA

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    it would take a while. befoer the HDD died taking henypron with it he was at ~40 to 60GB...
     
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  15. Henyman

    Henyman Secret Goat Fetish Political User

    indeed took about a dam week of uploading solid :p
     
  16. Vanquished

    Vanquished Mr. Bananagrabber Political User

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    Hey, does anybody know why i cant access anything related to RedMeteor.net?
    I am the only one who cant, i could before, but it says timed out now...
    Its really annoying, and i assume i have to clear something.
    THanks.
     
  17. Grandmaster

    Grandmaster Electronica Addict Political User Folding Team

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    Vanq, half an hour after your post - I'm able to reach the site. Must be something at your end, or maybe it was a temp hiccup.
     
  18. kcnychief

    kcnychief █▄█ ▀█▄ █ Political User Folding Team

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    Comes up fine here too :)
     
  19. Vanquished

    Vanquished Mr. Bananagrabber Political User

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    Yeah i know it is on my end.
    I mean is there something i need to clear on my computer for it to work?
     
  20. kcnychief

    kcnychief █▄█ ▀█▄ █ Political User Folding Team

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    Normal troubleshooting would apply I wreckon.

    Kill cookies/temp files, perhaps flush your dns, can you ping it?