[HCoop-Help] IP Address Cost/Availability

Matthias-Christian Ott ott at mirix.org
Fri Apr 10 18:17:55 EDT 2009

On Fri, Apr 10, 2009 at 10:44:06PM +0100, Michal Charemza wrote:
> On 10 Apr 2009, at 22:20, Matthias-Christian Ott wrote:
> > On Fri, Apr 10, 2009 at 09:05:29PM +0100, Michal wrote:
> >> I am hoping to have https for two domains, and so would need two IP
> >> addresses for this. Looking at http://wiki.hcoop.net/IpAddresses it
> >> looks like there are 6 IP addresses left...
> >>
> >> Can I ask what sort of costs HCoop incurrs for the IP addresses?
> >> Should I pledge more if I would like IP addresses? I'm not really  
> >> sure
> >> what's appropriate...
> >
> > Hmm, from what I understand you want to do, I believe it's better to
> > for you to just rent a medium-size virtual server. It will probably be
> > cheaper and more comfortable. Hcoop is simply not laid out for people
> > who want to run their medium-scale services.
> What I want are two very small sites, with expected very low traffic,  
> with https enabled for easy, but secure, editing of content via a web- 
> browser: with probably just two editors. I really don't think that  
> this would be classed as medium sized.

Why don't you take the standard certificate then?
> In fact, one reason why I posed the questions is that as my sites are  
> so small, perhaps larger sites would need the IP addresses more than  
> me: I would feel a bit guilty if my sites were given them and someone  
> else lost out. But I'm not sure how the IP addressed are organized /  
> decided upon in HCoop...
> Michal.


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