[wplug] Verizon DSL service downgrade

Ben Beige dariuscardren at gmail.com
Mon Jun 12 17:47:04 EDT 2006

They are likely like armstrong is, and block ports 1024 and below

On 6/12/06, Patrick Wagstrom <pwagstro at andrew.cmu.edu> wrote:
> > My only problem with Comcast is there is no static IP and not allowed to
> > run servers, but that is about it, I would love to bring my web site
> > into my own computer.
> Lack of static IP does not mean inability to run your own server.  I've
> run a web server on my comcast account just fine for the last two and a
> half years.  I've changed IP addresses once -- heck, even when I moved,
> cancelled the service in my name and reupped in my wifes name to get the
> el-cheapo rate my IP didn't change.  I use dyndns customdns to handle
> that sorta stuff -- $30 for the life of the domain, not a bad deal at
> all.  This little webserver has been slashdotted and dugg'd on my
> comcast line, and while stuff got slow - it didn't completely die.
> The bigger problem is that if you're on every blackhole list for email
> -- so don't run your own mail server.  Of course, you're probably better
> off letting someone else do that anyway.
> --Patrick
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Ben Beige
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