FIRST, make sure your ISP will allow it. Not all of them will. Then, make sure of your connection speed. And here are some good links to follow. Hosting from home DSL/Cable Webserver - Run your own webserver from home on DSL or Cable! Dynamic DNS, Static DNS for Your Dynamic IP easyDNS.com As far as what server software, if you are a linux fan, Fedora or CentOS are the best for servers. If you go windows, use a windows server. Liz Original post by Liz.