[mythtv-users] OT: servers at home

Jay R. Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Wed Aug 13 20:08:02 UTC 2008

On Wed, Aug 13, 2008 at 01:51:57PM -0600, Brian Wood wrote:
> Jay R. Ashworth wrote:
> > Ah.  I hope you have a) a static address b) with good 3-way reverse
> > DNS, in c) a non-dynamic IP range... :-)
> A and B, yes, not sure about C.
> I assume you mention that because some systems reject mail from dynamic
> IP ranges. I've never had a problem with mail being rejected though.

Yes, there are RBLs that block dynamic ranges, and other places from
which mail shouldn't oughtta come.

> I can't control the reverse DNS directly, but if I want it changed I
> make a phone call and it happens within minutes, even at 2:00AM, so I'm
> satisfied.

Yeah, that's pretty common... though not always with that kind of
response time.

> Obviously nobody in their right mind would move to a business account
> just to program their DVR, and there are other solutions if that's what
> you want to do, but the faster outbound speed, static IPs, and better
> support might well be worth it to a lot of folks. A lot of people who
> might benefit from a business account are not aware of its availability.

Ok, that's better.  :-)

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