How many run servers?

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Mainframeguy, Mar 23, 2004.

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  1. Yes, my server is up and running

    63.0%
  2. No, I do not and have no plans to

    6.5%
  3. No - but I plan to have one day

    30.4%
  1. Mainframeguy

    Mainframeguy Debiant by way of Ubuntu Folding Team

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    I am just planning to build and place online my own server for a domain or three I have planned, all to be going live sometime later in the year. I realise quite a few of the people here may well have gone before down this road and so I was curious to post a poll - remember I am only really talking about your home situation, because if you count peoples work there are bound to be servers involved I guess ;)
     
  2. Geffy

    Geffy Moderator Folding Team

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    yeah I got a server at home, good little machine too
     
  3. Yup, I have one...
     
  4. Glaanieboy

    Glaanieboy Moderator

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    Web/PHP/MySQL/FTP/RDP server. :yes:
     
  5. PseudoKiller

    PseudoKiller Zug Zug

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    FTP server and web server for my lan.
     
  6. ming

    ming OSNN Advanced

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    How easy is it to set up a server? (For someone who is new to this area)
     
  7. lad_in_brum

    lad_in_brum OSNN Addict

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    if you are specifically on about a web server

    I use the kfws web server.

    Its free and I found the FAQ's on the site helpful and easy to understand.

    I hadn't set-up a web server before.....but after downloading the keyfoucus web server i had it up and running in no time at all, including setting it up for PHP. I would definately recomend it.
     
  8. sboulema

    sboulema Moderator

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    no server, but i would like one :p
     
  9. Yharn

    Yharn meh.

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    web/ftp works nicely when i'm at work and need some stuff from home.
     
  10. Lee

    Lee OSNN Proxy

    Yeah got that also, saving up for a better kit, to run a server.

    Software says it will run your connection 3 times faster, yeah right!
     
  11. Henyman

    Henyman Secret Goat Fetish Political User

    not yet, but i may setup ftp :D
     
  12. Mainframeguy

    Mainframeguy Debiant by way of Ubuntu Folding Team

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    no actually, in fact I was specifically non-specific because my server will do many things and needs to be a separate box - it will be ftp, hosting and more and probably be running linux not XP or any M$ thing.

    One other thing - my server is, for personal reasons, likely to be physically located remotely from me and, I think, this will probably rule out any such thing as kfws, because I'll have to be doing all the configuration and admin remotely from my own machine. By all means tell me if I am wrong though!
     
  13. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    Private VPN/file server at home that I remotely connect to from campus to store backups. [​IMG]
     
  14. Xie

    Xie - geek - Subscribed User Folding Team

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    why would it rule it out? you just ssh in and set it up :)
     
  15. ming

    ming OSNN Advanced

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    Can anyone give me a link or give a veli quick guide as to how to set up a (private)server. Poss. use for ftp/file server.
     
  16. Henyman

    Henyman Secret Goat Fetish Political User

  17. ming

    ming OSNN Advanced

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    What about a file server or any server for a home network?
     
  18. Bulletproofs good, as is ServU. Otherwise if you intend to use Linux most distro's come with an FTP server pre-installed in the setup, if you choose the option that is :)

    If you're new to Linux go for Mandrake, its easy to use, has an FTP server optional and has Webmin to allow you to control pretty much everything remotely.
     
  19. Xie

    Xie - geek - Subscribed User Folding Team

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    If server will be running *nix/BSD then check out vsftpd. Sites like openBSD, Redhat can't be wrong. ;)
     
  20. ming

    ming OSNN Advanced

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    OK, can live with just the file server, but how would I go about setting up a server like those used in Universities (app sharing or apps installed in a central location)?