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Old 22nd September 2009, 16:08
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I get the hostname (server1) is the name I'm assigning to the PC, but what should I replace "example.com" with? Is that the domain name my wife has purchased or something else?
Yes, you can use that domain name, but make sure that the hostname server1.yourdomain.com points to your server's public IP (if the server's behind a router, it's the router's public IP).

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I also understand the nameservers are what our ISP has provided but does that change by us hosting our own site?
No.

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Even though they should point to the same "place" does the fact that she's purchased two domain names (maybe others later) affect the setup?
No.

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How does getting a static IP from our ISP affect the set up and is it really necessary to have? Would it affect the network setup if this server box stays behind our Router? Should the server be moved out from behind the Router if we get a static IP?
It's no problem to run the server behind your router, but you must configure your router then to forward all necessary ports (like 80 for http, for example) to the server.

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I didn't see it in the tutorial but what about installing SSH so I can stash the box in our basement and control it from my desktop box?

Thanks.
SSH gets installed automatically.
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