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I have a computer which is connected to Internet using PPP(modem)..

Can I make my computer a server for some specific domain.

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closed as off topic by Zoredache, squillman, Zypher, Chopper3, Doug Luxem Mar 12 '10 at 19:27

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You probably can do it, but you won't be able to serve very much through a dial-up connection! – Josh Stodola Mar 12 '10 at 18:30

If your ISP doesn't block incoming requests to your computer or isn't providing you with a private address, then yes.

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in ppp you basically have a private a subnet structure – peril brain Mar 12 '10 at 18:17
@peril - I'm not sure what you mean by this. – mfinni Mar 12 '10 at 18:28
Publicly addresses can easily be used on PPP interfaces. I am not sure where you got the idea that using PPP means you must have a private address. The question is more about how your ISP has chosen to set things up. An ISP can use private addresss, and PPP interfaces can even be left un-numbered. – Zoredache Mar 12 '10 at 18:30

If your ISP gives you a public IP then you can do so easily, but you'll probably need some service like DynDNS or No-IP since you will probably not have a static IP and it will change every time you disconnect. The good thing about using these services is that you can forward them to a specific port on your computer since most ISPs block port 80.

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