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Post by Effrem » 25 July 04 9:29 pm

I am looking for a local web hosting service.
I dont need much maybe 50mb and 500mb/m

Can anyone recomend a good host?
oh yaeh , it must have ftp for uploads

I am rapidly running out of space on my optus webspace

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Re: Need help finding a web host

Post by riblit » 26 July 04 12:26 am

Effrem wrote:I am looking for a local web hosting service.
I dont need much maybe 50mb and 500mb/m

Can anyone recomend a good host?
oh yaeh , it must have ftp for uploads

I am rapidly running out of space on my optus webspace

Thanks
Damian
You can always join your 5 optus spaces together...

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Post by Effrem » 26 July 04 12:41 am

What the?

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Post by riblit » 26 July 04 10:57 am

Effrem wrote:What the?
My Optus connection came with the ability to add up to 5 email addresses, each one with 10 MB of web space. I am assuming you don't want to store files greater than 10MB as a single file.
Store your data across the 5 sites and link it from web pages running on one of the sites.

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Post by EcoTeam » 26 July 04 7:51 pm

I use http://www.nureal.com/
DIRT CHEAP, and have had a minimum of hassles.
I'm on the $8.95US/month "Professional" plan. Looks like they have an even cheaper one now.
It's got all the bells and wistles and allows multiple domains etc all for no extra cost.
I get a bit of downtime very occasionally, but can't really complain for the price.

EcoDave :)

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Post by Effrem » 26 July 04 9:32 pm

riblit wrote:
Effrem wrote:What the?
My Optus connection came with the ability to add up to 5 email addresses, each one with 10 MB of web space. I am assuming you don't want to store files greater than 10MB as a single file.
Store your data across the 5 sites and link it from web pages running on one of the sites.
Couldnt do any like that last night. I seem to get only one webspace

Hmmm I might ask the flatmate about her's.
EcoTeam wrote:I use http://www.nureal.com/
DIRT CHEAP, and have had a minimum of hassles.
I'm on the $8.95US/month "Professional" plan. Looks like they have an even cheaper one now.
It's got all the bells and wistles and allows multiple domains etc all for no extra cost.
I get a bit of downtime very occasionally, but can't really complain for the price.

EcoDave :)

Thanks
I will look into it :D

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Post by Effrem » 26 July 04 9:41 pm

Hmmm http://www.nureal.com/ is US based service.
Bugger nice price too.

I actually want an australian co if I can.
I dont use credit cards, so I would like to pay annuallly in advance.


Thanks Anyways

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Post by caughtatwork » 26 July 04 10:28 pm

I use http://www.flexihostings.net.au/home/main.php

I have found them to be extremely reliable and I host 3 domains there.

They are also good at responding to problem tickets and most of the time they have live help available (although I'm not surey're live in Oz).

They run Australian servers, but I haven't checked whether CC is the only payment option.

Peter

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Post by EcoTeam » 26 July 04 11:55 pm

Effrem wrote:Hmmm http://www.nureal.com/ is US based service.
Bugger nice price too.

I actually want an australian co if I can.
I dont use credit cards, so I would like to pay annuallly in advance.

Thanks Anyways

Damian
:shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:
How on earth can you survive on the Internet without a credit card?

I used to use Digitalis:
http://www.digitalis.com.au/
They were excellent, responded to emails at 1am in the morning in a few minutes!, but I switch because they charged extra for extra domain which I wanted.

EcoDave :)

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Post by Effrem » 27 July 04 10:21 pm

EcoTeam wrote:
:shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:
How on earth can you survive on the Internet without a credit card?

I used to use Digitalis:
http://www.digitalis.com.au/
They were excellent, responded to emails at 1am in the morning in a few minutes!, but I switch because they charged extra for extra domain which I wanted.

EcoDave :)
They are a bit expensive compared to www.flexihostings.net.au.
thanks for all your help.

And the credit card thing......
direct deposit works just as well with no charges:wink:

LOL (I am a tight arse)
caughtatwork wrote:I use http://www.flexihostings.net.au/home/main.php

I have found them to be extremely reliable and I host 3 domains there.

They are also good at responding to problem tickets and most of the time they have live help available (although I'm not surey're live in Oz).

They run Australian servers, but I haven't checked whether CC is the only payment option.

Peter


Thanks
they look the business

A bit of luck I should be sorted within the month :D


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Post by evil_hitman » 28 July 04 3:00 am

also checkout http://www.smartyhost.com.au/smart1.html
they seem to ffer quite good pricing. I am considering these guys myself.

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Post by riblit » 28 July 04 10:46 am

evil_hitman wrote:also checkout http://www.smartyhost.com.au/smart1.html
they seem to ffer quite good pricing. I am considering these guys myself.

Matt
Pretty cheap.
traceroute points back to iprimus..

-bash-2.05b$ traceroute www.smartyhost.com.au
traceroute to www.smartyhost.com.au (210.50.5.164), 64 hops max, 40 byte packets
1 p-xxx.swiftel.com.au (202.154.xx.xxx) 23.531 ms 17.329 ms 14.826 ms
2 adsl-224-250.swiftdsl.com.au (218.214.224.250) 21.126 ms 17.770 ms 16.925 ms
3 203.222.162.33 (203.222.162.33) 20.632 ms 18.555 ms 16.202 ms
4 sl-bb20-syd-15-0.sprintlink.net (203.222.32.50) 20.853 ms 17.168 ms 16.443 ms
5 203.222.33.50 (203.222.33.50) 22.339 ms 18.516 ms 19.140 ms
6 fe-0-0-0.bdr2.hay.connect.com.au (210.8.107.71) 22.609 ms 18.126 ms 17.413 ms
7 pri140908-1.gw.connect.com.au (203.8.183.78) 23.837 ms 21.920 ms 19.631 ms
8 vlan41.sw01.syd.iprimus.net.au (203.134.2.169) 23.587 ms 19.443 ms 17.914 ms
9 ge-0-1.ic01.syd.iprimus.net.au (203.134.67.150) 23.581 ms 19.758 ms 19.599 ms
10 s2-0.ic01.mel.iprimus.net.au (203.134.2.14) 38.857 ms 38.771 ms 34.526 ms
11 203.134.123.66 (203.134.123.66) 38.372 ms 35.509 ms 35.376 ms
12 ge1-1.sw02.mel.idc.iprimus.net.au (210.50.0.10) 41.53 ms 38.449 ms 38.815 ms
13 164.005.050.210.cust.mel.idc.iprimus.net.au (210.50.5.164) 41.837 ms 36.917 ms 34.145 ms
-bash-2.05b$

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Post by Two Goth Geeks » 28 July 04 11:55 am

I used to have Neureal too until I found www.Forcehost.net :)

Perhaps http://aussiehosts.com/ ?

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