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Old 02-21-2011, 05:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I just ordered a dellpoweredge 1425. i have windows xp on it now, and im not sure witch OS to put on this. I have installed apache. is there a better program for hosting websites? i also need to host a email server, what software is there available for that.
im a noob at servers is there anything else i need to know to start hosting a website.

Oh ya and im still working on getting a static ip address.

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Old 02-23-2011, 07:50 PM   #2 (permalink)
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You may want to look HERE first
and here --
and at CentOS instead of Redhat

Linux is the way to go for servers

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Old 02-23-2011, 08:40 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Asre you a student?

If so, check out dreamspeask... they offer free server 08r2 to students.
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