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Join Date: Aug 2000
Posts: 85

I'm looking for a dedicated server to provide affordable web hosting. Here's what I'm looking for:

OS: Linux
HardDrive: 9 GIGs SCSI
Bandwidth: 75+ GIGs/month
CPU: 600Mhz
Ram: 256 MB
IPs: 4+

Setup: Under $100
Monthly: Under $400

- The server should be easily upgradeable - I should be able to add another harddrive and buy additional bandwidth (blocks no bigger than 5 GIGs) without paying a fortune

- Since, I will use the server for web hosting, certain problems will arise like SPAM. While, I will NOT promote SPAM and will delete any member who SPAMS as soon as I find out about it, I need the host to guarantee me that they will not shut down my server just because of of our careless members decides to SPAM.

- The host should provide an at least 99.5% UPTIME guarantee (ie. they give you 30 days of free hosting if they go below the guarantee)

- The host should measure bandwidth NOT by 95th percentile but instead by the amount we use each day.

- The host should provide its members with FREE live support (at least 3 hours/month guaranteed) and the e-Mails should be answered within 24 hours.

- The host should offer some sort of a control panel

Finally, please recommend hosts that you actually used and if you had a negative experience with one, please post it as well. The more information I get the better.

Thanks in advance

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Aspiring Evangelist
Join Date: Jul 2000
Posts: 382

We may be able to work something out. Send me an e-mail at if you are interested.

WHT Addict
Join Date: Jun 2000
Posts: 141
Try,, and
They three give support are quick to reply and you can customize the dedicated servers.

All also have control panel gives 65 GB bandwidth and extra at $ 3 per GB - gives 50Gb and 100 Gb depending on plans - you can customize plans and see what it comes to

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Dedicated Hosting Specialist
Join Date: May 2000
Location: Internet
Posts: 464
Remember that you get what you pay for. Just some friendly advice that I learned the hard way.

It's going to be difficult to find a host that will give you all of that for less than $400 per month and still offer support.

Good Luck though.

Life is Minimum live it Maximum.

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Join Date: Jun 2000
Location: Alabama of course
Posts: 1,525
Mike, its not necessarily the monthly cost, because thats the easy part, he's VERY skimpy on his setup fee, so unfortinuately I won't even dare put in a bid.

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