City of Arabel Fees



  • In the interest of transparency for those of you that support the server (many thanks, btw!), here's a cost breakdown for 2018.

    DNS Hosting Fees

    DNS services provided by DynDns and is typically billed yearly.

    cityofarabel.com
    Service Due Date Fee
    Dyn Standard DNS February 26, 2018 1 year for $60.00
    Secret Registration March 04, 2018 1 year for $10.00
    .com Domain Transfer December 05, 2019 1 year for $15.00

    Server Hosting Fees

    The server is hosted by Linode and billing is done monthly.

    cityofarabel.com
    Service From Date To Date Fee
    Linode 8192 - Arabel 2017-12-01 00:00:00 2017-12-31 23:59:59 $40.00
    Backup Service - Linode 8192 - Arabel 2017-12-01 00:00:00 2017-12-31 23:59:59 $10.00

    Overall

    At the current level, typical yearly costs are around $685 USD per year (or $57 per month because math).

    I haven't looked to see if donations keep up with that level, but I think they do. Plus there are some extra funds available in the account at the moment.