Using Linux and old computers to do cool stuff. As you all know probably, I am a functional systems technician for an IT outsourcing company, therefore I work in the computer field. Over time I have become quite the Linux fanatic, and along the way I have discovered how to do a lot of cool things for little or no cost.

That concept reaches the core of the open source community. The very first thing I wish to discuss it host your own web site. 1000 depending on your requirements as far as content updates and number of mailboxes. NOTE: When you have more than ten mailboxes with a lot of email and email addresses that already get a lot of spam then I wouldn’t normally recommend this setup.

  1. Install VMware Tools (Open VM Tools) on NethServer 7.3
  2. Company – This is helpful, especially for clients
  3. Kingston DDR3 HyperX PC-1600 16GB RAM
  4. Check whether your network equipment is working properly
  5. Minimal + Right Sidebar
  6. XML sitemap creation and distribution
  7. Once it finishes downloading, click the .exe document to open up it and install

First you’ll need to buy a website name. Be sure not to let them fool you into buying a hosting deal because that is what we are setting up in this guide. YOU DECIDE TO DO want to make sure that your cart includes DNS hosting. We could set this through to the computer we are configuring, but I have learned over the full years that it is better to have your DNS on “the cloud”. In this manner, if your server is down for maintenance people will not get errors in their browser and you could even direct them to another site if you want.

Also it is almost always included for free when you get a domain. If not then buy through godaddy. If you aren’t sure what DNS is then you should either abandon this tutorial now or go here and do some research. Some information on ways to get in and make changes to your DNS can be found here.

You should point traffic to your homemade Linux container by changing the record’ for your domain name to point to it’s public IP address. You need to forward the correct ports in your router if you have one that is between you and the internet. Some good instructions on how to achieve that can be found here. If you don’t have a static IP from your ISP, I would recommend contacting them and finding out how much they might charge you to change your service deal to one which carries a static IP.

There are ways to setup DNS utilizing a dynamic IP address, but I have found it much simpler to just bite the bullet and get a static IP. I could explain it all to you, but I didn’t want this tutorial to be too terribly long. Besides, if you don’t have the ability to figure some things out on your own then go back to using windows.

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