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Date:      Fri, 27 Dec 2013 22:22:15 -0800
From:      Chris Stankevitz <>
Subject:   Re: Running FreeBSD for my personal website: collocation, cloud, etc.
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On Fri, Dec 27, 2013 at 6:22 PM, Chris Stankevitz
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> Can you recommend a place/procedure by which I can easily (and
> cheaply) get up and running with a "publicly accessible" FreeBSD
> machine

Thank you for the quick replies everyone.  I guess by "cloud" I was
half-wondering if I was going to get a response like this:  "Go to, click 'sign up with a freebsd 9.2 machine', provide
a root password, and you are good to go!  Lucky for you the cost is
per CPU cycle and since nobody visits your site, it should cost you
only $1/month.  Bonus: you get a static IP!"

Turns out, Cox Cable in Santa Barbara, CA will upgrade me to a static
IP that allows incoming ports 80 and 25 for $100/month (double what
I'm paying for my residential connection).

Something like this looks good for me:

Thanks again,


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