|Subject:||Re: Amazon EC2 instance?
|Date:||Thu, 14 Sep 2017 13:21:05 -0500
|From:||Mark Bannister <markRemove@THISinjection-moldings.com>
Excellent! What operating system?
On 9/14/2017 11:28 AM, Jim Moseley wrote:
> OK, update time. I created an Amazon EC2 instance, using the 't2.micro' setup,
> with a 30gb hard drive. We use a dynamic DNS forwarder (homelinux.org) to
> redirect our URL to this instance's static IP.
> I installed Pdox 9 Runtime & the CWS OCX, and our server app (which keeps
> track of which clients have updated to which version, and which are/are not
> on support). The server app is up constantly, since clients could call in
> at any time.
> After 1 month, this has not incurred any charges! So, I basically get to
> use the EC2 instance for free. This was previously hosted on a stand-alone
> computer, at my tech's house. They constantly had to deal with connection
> issues, up-time, etc. With EC2, that all goes away. I'm mad we didn't do
> this years ago.
> Note that I rarely login to the RDP session - it just runs unattended on
> Amazon's site.
> I hope others can find this useful.
> Jim Moseley