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I just acquired a Huge (heavy) server. windows nt 4 with 130,000 (about) kb ram. it has room for 10 hard drives, but there all 17 gigs. lol i plan on future upgrades. but i dont have the money as of yet. i havnt looked at it enough to know the processor details. but it cant be much...it from my school district. any one have any ideas of what i can do with this server? i thought about a game server. but i have no clue how to set that up.
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Make it a Gaming server or use it as a media server for your house/room
    
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If you have a lot of media, you can setup a server to host all of the movies, pics, music, etc. so that everyone in the network can have access to that stuff.
    
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a game server with 128MB of RAM?
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HELL YEA! Make it a Gaming server! If you do, we will love you for ever!

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I got same type server big full tower with a p4 520 overclocked to 3.44ghz or so and 1500megs of memory and 6 hardrives. I host zombies and gun game off it when friends wanna play.
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File, mp3 and web server. That's what I do with mine.
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File, mp3 and web server. That's what I do with mine.
What do you mean by web server?

And by gaming server I see that some people rent thoes out or something, how would you go about doing that.

Im trying to learn more about servers, is there a site or something that can tell me all this?
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What do you mean by web server?

And by gaming server I see that some people rent thoes out or something, how would you go about doing that.

Im trying to learn more about servers, is there a site or something that can tell me all this?
http://kneeki.kicks-ass.net <- my web server I'm hosting from my house. I also use that same machine for my Vibe Streamer (an MP3 streamer), an FTP server, Ventrillo Server, and I'm sure something else. A lot of this stuff is very easy to setup. Just browse the forums here, there are tutorials for everything!
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What do you mean by web server?

And by gaming server I see that some people rent thoes out or something, how would you go about doing that.

Im trying to learn more about servers, is there a site or something that can tell me all this?
You won't be able to set up a good internet gaming server from a residential connection. The upload speed is too low and is not optimized for multiple connections.
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