On 23 Sep. 2017 4:45 pm, "Russell Coker" <russell(a)coker.com.au> wrote:
On Saturday, 23 September 2017 4:56:54 AM AEST Wen Lin via luv-main wrote:
For VPS hosting service - I had looked at one
Choice of au.pcmag.com
2017) (~ US$ 14 / mth). Will check out others to
compare - basically I'm after a reasonably priced and reputable VPS web
hosting company. I would like to hear any recommendation, or any
first-hand experience dealing with any particular web hosting company -
which I'm sure many of LUV members certainly have.
To just send out mail you don't need much from a hosting company. I've
Linode to be very good and they have services starting at $5 per month that
will do what you want. 1G of RAM should be enough for sending mail.
Scaleway starts at E2.99 per month and has 2G of RAM.
For domain name (.org.au) - About $48 for 2 years.
Any reputable Domain
Registrar that you would recommend?
I will check out the above 2 web hosting companies you had introduced.
There are cheaper domains available, like .click.
They already got a .org.au domain registered some time ago. So I just need
to find out where they had registered it, and then help renew it when it's
about to expire.
BTW, I thought I could use whois to find out the expiry date of this
domain, but I noticed that the registrars in Australia (for the .au) seem
to hide this date from the world. Apparently in Australia, the only way to
find out this info is to contact the registrar directly. Whereas for some
of the non-".au" domains, I could see the registration expiry date being
displayed. May be it's some sort of security measure in Australia.
"*What a commercial mailing list operator does,
and which you cannot
replicate, is build and maintain a reputation as a
reputable source of bulk email. If you are not going to be getting into
that, perhaps you could benefit from getting help from a commercial
Don't send spam and don't use an IP address from a spam-friendly ISP and you
should be OK.
I also read somewhere which seemed to point to a 3rd
option: Still use
mail server, but direct the outbound mails to an
external Mail Relay
service. What do you think?
There's no point in that. Either run your own server or use an external
Thanks Russell for your input and advice.
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