Getting a server accessible on the internet

November 03, 2007 03:42AM
I'd like to have a server running as a host, so that it's accessible to people outside my local network. <br> <br>Basically I have this XP Pro desktop with IIS on it, and I want to use it to host (.net) webservices (and basic websites), accessible to the wide public (read: my friends :)). <br> <br>I'm behind a DSL router, so I suppose that means I need to by-pass that, to get to my server so I can get my external IP accessible. <br> <br>I won't need a domain name or anything. It's just going to be, either you know my IP, or you don't. <br> <br>I know bits and pieces about this sort of stuff, not the whole story, so any ideas/tips/links would be appreciated.
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Getting a server accessible on the internet

Leprechaun 317 November 03, 2007 03:42AM

Port Forwarding and ISP restrictions

Rade 262 November 03, 2007 04:18AM

Oh, also

Rade 252 November 03, 2007 04:21AM

None taken :)

Leprechaun 214 November 03, 2007 05:21AM

Statistically speaking...

Rade 230 November 03, 2007 05:59AM

Yeah me too

Leprechaun 228 November 03, 2007 04:28PM

That's not even vaguely true but ok.

Death_Claw 220 November 06, 2007 04:23AM

The SANS Institute disagrees with you

Rade 309 November 06, 2007 04:33PM

Because, having worked with hundreds of windows machines over a decade...

Death_Claw 262 November 07, 2007 03:49AM

Install Bitdefender, its $60, then use port forwarding.

Death_Claw 271 November 06, 2007 04:34AM

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