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Old 03-11-2003, 08:35 AM   #1
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Any cheap hosting companies??


Hi All
I was just wondering if anyone knows any hosting companies that rent out cheap servers on the Internet? (preferably Europe)
I'm looking for a machine (nothing spectacular) with about 5 - 10 Gig HD, 128mb of RAM p3 500 with an up to date Linux distro installed on it & 1 IP address.
The machine will be mainly used as a Web Server.
I want full remote access over the server to update & administer it as I like using SSH.
I've had a look already & anything I see are companies offering bigger & faster machines than I need therefore costing more than I can afford.The cheapest I've seen is 79 per month.
Can anyone point me in the right direction for getting this as cheaply as possible?

Thanks in advance for any answers
 
Old 03-11-2003, 01:04 PM   #2
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I built my web server for about $40 (american), use my cable connection to connect it to the internet, and only pay about $15 a year for the domain name from http://www.123domains.com/ and forwarding is free from http://zoneedit.com/
Can't get much cheaper than that, and it's mine, so I can do anything I like to it.
It's not the fastest thing in the world, but you will pay for speed.
 
Old 03-11-2003, 02:06 PM   #3
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Not a bad idea, trouble is I'm on dial up at the moment & havent even got cable

Cheers
 
Old 03-11-2003, 02:21 PM   #4
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You can get 20 meg of free space for a site at http://www.esmartstart.com/
 
Old 03-11-2003, 03:16 PM   #5
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I've been renting boxes at RackShack! Click on the bargain basement, you will find RAQ's (kind of lame), RedHat, Plesk, Ensim. For under $120/month! Very Cheap I thought for the bandwidth and diskspace! usually 60G HD's and smallest BW is 400GIG monthly Tranfer.
 
Old 03-11-2003, 03:23 PM   #6
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cheap-domainregistration.com has domains for $8.75/year.
 
Old 03-11-2003, 08:00 PM   #7
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www.uh-hosting.co.uk is good

Shak
 
Old 03-12-2003, 07:30 AM   #8
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Thanks for the replies

Edward78: Webspace isnt a problem, I already have webspace & can put as many sites on it as I like free of charge. I just wanted a machine I could say was *mine*

micxz: That's kinda what I'm looking for. About 1/2 the price of that though. I guess I'm outta luck

vbp6us: I'll check that out

Shak: Cheers, I'll check these out too.

Thanks again for the replies
amp2000
 
Old 03-12-2003, 02:18 PM   #9
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I've got three of them now at RS. I've just sold half of one to a buddy of mine. And the other I'll simply started a small hosting biz and this box gas many many domains and it's paying for itself. So you simply need to find a couple clients for $35-$50 and it's pretty much paid for.
 
Old 03-12-2003, 03:25 PM   #10
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Re: Any cheap hosting companies??

Quote:
Originally posted by amp2000
Hi All
I was just wondering if anyone knows any hosting companies that rent out cheap servers on the Internet? (preferably Europe)
I'm looking for a machine (nothing spectacular) with about 5 - 10 Gig HD, 128mb of RAM p3 500 with an up to date Linux distro installed on it & 1 IP address.
The machine will be mainly used as a Web Server.
I want full remote access over the server to update & administer it as I like using SSH.
I've had a look already & anything I see are companies offering bigger & faster machines than I need therefore costing more than I can afford.The cheapest I've seen is 79 per month.
Can anyone point me in the right direction for getting this as cheaply as possible?

Thanks in advance for any answers
my friend just opened a new company on an OC-41

Last edited by php; 03-14-2003 at 08:19 PM.
 
Old 03-13-2003, 07:55 AM   #11
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Use http://www.hostsearch.com to find what you're looking for. Although I'm now hosting 4 domains myself on my home machine, I highly recommend this site to find one suitable for your needs. Good Luck.

Also, be sure to check out http://www.yourhostsucks.com to find out which hosts NOT to use!
 
Old 03-14-2003, 06:24 AM   #12
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Thanks for the replies everyone

I think I'll wait till I get a couple of customers & then just get a decent machine & pay the money for it. I guess you get what you pay for

amp2000
 
Old 03-25-2003, 06:38 PM   #13
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Thumbs up

I finally got myself a server i can call my own

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
$75 / Month**
- root on your own server
- Full Linux Filesystem
- 4 gigs disk - Up to 10 IPs
- 40 Gigs transfer / Month
- Firewall access
- Unlimited tech support
- We supply the hardware
http://johncompanies.com/
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

I am only paying $45 a month for that package because I qualified for the special offer at the bottom of their page

amp2000
 
Old 03-25-2003, 08:38 PM   #14
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congrads;
 
  


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