Hundreds of thousands of Internet users enjoy hosting Internet games, so that their friends can access imaginary worlds of their own creation, or enjoy team play in a carefully structured environment. However, configuring any kind of an Internet server requires some extra steps.
In general, when you want to host a server or service on the Internet, you'll want to take these steps:
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Configuring Your Internet Connection Part 2: Static IP Configuration