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Hosts that restrict outgoing connections and CPA

Discussion in 'CPA' started by HappyS, May 26, 2013.

  1. HappyS

    HappyS Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I plan to put my BH website to a free host. But now I see that vast majority of free hosts don't allow outgoing connections.

    My question to experienced BH members is: Do I need "Outgoing Connections" to work with CPA networks??
     
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    what do you mean by "outgoing connections"?
     
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    HappyS Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Official text from Freehostia:

     
  4. mike33

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    I find it's very frustrating dealing with free hosts. It's MUCH better to pay a small amount. For example, blazinghost.net is 1 $/month and much less hassle.
     
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    No, you don't need outgoing connections to work with CPA networks, unless you have some script that will be connecting to their sites for lead verification or some other purpose
     
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    I believe they mean like.. socket connections or something. Most of the CPA tracking works via iframe or pixel.. so no you don't need to worry about it..
     
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    I also contacted 2 different CPA network's managers, and they too confirmed that this shouldn't be a problem.
     
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    Outgoing connections are only necessary if you are going to use the postback tracking or you are using the API provided by CPA network.
     
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    No, it actually can be fine with you. But keep in mind that free hosts like popunder, popup ads included with your landing page so this might be a situation with too many ads on a website at the same time.