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Old 10th January 2008, 17:30
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Originally Posted by New2this
I imagine the gateway is the address of the router
Yes, it's your router's internal IP address, not the public one.

Originally Posted by New2this
and the IP is address is my internet connections IP address
No, it's not your router's public IP address. You must use a free IP address of your local network (from the same subnet where your router's local IP is from).

Originally Posted by New2this
but I am not sure what to use as the host. do I have to register a domain name before I can do this setup or what should I put?
You can buy a domain or use a domain from, or you can even make up a hostname (but make sure you add it to /etc/hosts so that the system can resolve it locally).
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