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Topic # 180882 24-Sep-2015 20:42
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Can anyone recommend a UFB provider that can offer more than 1 static IPv4 address for a residential based UFB connection (home office), that doesn't cost an arm and a leg?
And a minimum connection speed of 100/50, ideally 100/100, or 200/100, or 200/200
Thanks

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  Reply # 1393854 24-Sep-2015 20:42
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  Reply # 1393869 24-Sep-2015 20:44
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You'll probably find it easier to put whatever it is into the cloud, Like Amazon AWS.
https://aws.amazon.com/

I've had Hosting Direct give me a /29 on a business VDSL circuit before.  If you get a business circuit they may consider doing it for you.
http://www.hd.net.nz/





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  Reply # 1393882 24-Sep-2015 20:48
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Snap did /29 ($10) or /28 ($20) on a residential connection. Dunno if 2Degrees are doing the same. 

Prices ex GST, blah blah blah

I don't have this anymore, I'm only hosting web stuff out of home, so I'm using IPv6 and putting CloudFlare infront of it to enable it for IPv4 as well




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  Reply # 1393913 24-Sep-2015 21:03
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What are you trying to achieve, both at a business and technical level?




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  Reply # 1393929 24-Sep-2015 21:16
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timmmay: What are you trying to achieve, both at a business and technical level?


For work we host over a dozen servers with Sitehost, and one at HD, and was thinking if its possible to have at least 2 static ip addresses for my home office connection to setup different SSL certs on some webdav stuff to a backup server in the home office, plus routing some backup web sites back to different IP's in the home office (already using virtualhosts on the same IP).
I haven't come across an easy way to run multiple SSL certs from a single IP using debian wheezy/jessie (unless I've missed something).

As per the post above, I'll reach out to 2Degrees/snap to see if they still offer a /29.


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  Reply # 1393946 24-Sep-2015 21:28
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2D do still offer multiple fixed IPs' for $10 each ( as of yesterday ). 

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  Reply # 1393950 24-Sep-2015 21:34
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snowfly:
timmmay: What are you trying to achieve, both at a business and technical level?


For work we host over a dozen servers with Sitehost, and one at HD, and was thinking if its possible to have at least 2 static ip addresses for my home office connection to setup different SSL certs on some webdav stuff to a backup server in the home office, plus routing some backup web sites back to different IP's in the home office (already using virtualhosts on the same IP).
I haven't come across an easy way to run multiple SSL certs from a single IP using debian wheezy/jessie (unless I've missed something).

As per the post above, I'll reach out to 2Degrees/snap to see if they still offer a /29.



SNI is what you're looking for, most things support it apart from very old Android and IE on Windows XP..
On Apache it just works, create multiple <VirtualHost *:443> with ServerName's like you do for non-ssl vhosts.




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  Reply # 1393979 24-Sep-2015 22:27
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snowfly:
timmmay: What are you trying to achieve, both at a business and technical level?


For work we host over a dozen servers with Sitehost, and one at HD, and was thinking if its possible to have at least 2 static ip addresses for my home office connection to setup different SSL certs on some webdav stuff to a backup server in the home office, plus routing some backup web sites back to different IP's in the home office (already using virtualhosts on the same IP).
I haven't come across an easy way to run multiple SSL certs from a single IP using debian wheezy/jessie (unless I've missed something).

As per the post above, I'll reach out to 2Degrees/snap to see if they still offer a /29.



Why not use IPv6?





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  Reply # 1394008 25-Sep-2015 00:27
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HD.net.nz




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  Reply # 1394009 25-Sep-2015 00:28
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I would recommend to go nowhere near that company. I have seen first hand a few shocking situations.





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  Reply # 1394030 25-Sep-2015 07:21
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snowfly:
timmmay: What are you trying to achieve, both at a business and technical level?


For work we host over a dozen servers with Sitehost, and one at HD, and was thinking if its possible to have at least 2 static ip addresses for my home office connection to setup different SSL certs on some webdav stuff to a backup server in the home office, plus routing some backup web sites back to different IP's in the home office (already using virtualhosts on the same IP).
I haven't come across an easy way to run multiple SSL certs from a single IP using debian wheezy/jessie (unless I've missed something).

As per the post above, I'll reach out to 2Degrees/snap to see if they still offer a /29.


If it's important enough to serve it's probably important enough to be in a data center - I wonder how much colo costs. Redundant internet connections, backup power, the noise of servers, not something I'd personally want at home.

SNI is a good option to make it work though, if you really want to do it.




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  Reply # 1394080 25-Sep-2015 07:53
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As already mentioned, SNI is a good solution.  You can also get a single SAN certificate (a SAN certificate has multiple URLs on one certificate).  This also allows multiple SSL web sites to use a single IP address.

https://au.godaddy.com/web-security/ssl-certificate




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  Reply # 1394149 25-Sep-2015 09:28
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Thanks all, I will look at SNI, and talk to 2D in the future if I need multiple IPs.

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  Reply # 1394199 25-Sep-2015 09:51
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SNI doesn't work with some older browsers. SAN certs do but until letsencrypt goes live they're more expensive than "normal" single hostname certs.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Server_Name_Indication has a good list of which browsers etc don't support it.

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  Reply # 1402495 8-Oct-2015 15:28
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snowfly: Can anyone recommend a UFB provider that can offer more than 1 static IPv4 address for a residential based UFB connection (home office), that doesn't cost an arm and a leg?
And a minimum connection speed of 100/50, ideally 100/100, or 200/100, or 200/200
Thanks


Inspire can do this. Expect to be asked for a justification and pay extra (same with any ISP)

/28 is around $30 per month. It's highly unlikely any ISP will do this on a flat rate or home user service so expect to be on a commercial basis and pay accordingly. It's not like they have to offer this to get business, you know what I mean? What you after is mutually incompatible with getting the cheapest (and crappiest) ISP. If by "arm and a leg" you mean $10-20 per IP address, I'd agree with you, but if it's "I'm whining about ISP X because ISP Y is $5 per month cheaper" attitude, you'd be on the wrong path. Just sayin'. I don't know what your point of view is.

You will also want to get yourself a decent router like a Cisco.

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