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I need to setup an off-site duplicate instance of a critical application that requires many IPs (say, between 20 and 30). What options are there? I did a bit of research to find out the maximum allowed number of IPs that some providers apply:

  • Amazon EC2: 1 IP
  • Gandi: 4 IP
  • Linode: unlimited (needs custom quote)
  • ServInt: unlimited
  • TurboVPS: unlimited

Are there other choices out there?

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Is IPv4 a requirement? –  grawity Jan 30 '11 at 13:48

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I believe Rackspaces's Cloud offering will as well. Though I left them for Linode which would be my suggestion of the ones I'm familiar with.

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This answer gave me the opportunity to better discover Linode and I'm very interested in their service. –  Alessandro Feb 13 '11 at 15:39

I don't think http://vps.net have a limit for public IPs, but they will charge £1 per month per IP.

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Most providers don't limit in the literal sense. They give you 1 free one and expect you to pay for more. To add onto what Growse said most providers charge 1 USD or Pound per IP per month on the IPv4 front, IPv6 they are a lot less strict and will most likely assign you a /48

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You might want to look at Amazon again, they do allow multiple public IP's per instance:

http://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2012/07/06/multiple-ip-addresses-for-amazon-ec2-instances-in-amazon-vpc/

The number of IP addresses that you can assign varies by instance type. Small instances can accommodate up to 8 IP addresses (across 2 elastic network interfaces) whereas High-Memory Quadruple Extra Large and Cluster Computer Eight Extra Large instances can be assigned up to 240 IP addresses (across 8 elastic network interfaces). For more information about IP address and elastic network interface limits, go to Instance Families and Types in the Amazon EC2 User Guide.

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