noway at nohow.demon.co.uk
Thu Aug 12 11:16:19 BST 1999
On Tue, 10 Aug 1999, Brian Somers wrote:
> The cheapest domain hosting I've seen is Force9. They do it for a
> one-off cost of #50.
Are Force9 any good? I tried them early last year after you said some
good things about them in comp.unix.bsd.freebsd.misc but found them to be
not all that good. Some problems at the time were:
1) Very poor external bandwidth - e.g. access to the UK academic network
was very very slow.
2) Poor news service - which appeared to consist of 3 unsynchronised linux
boxes one of which (not always the same one) was always down or
3) Poor e-mail service - my F9 mailbox was getting spammed by another
company in the F9 group before I even used it. I also noted that their
POP3 server didn't add headers that would enable fetchmail to reliably
deliver to multiple users via the one host based POP3 mailbox they
Have things changed?
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