How can I find my servers host name?
The servers hostname is useful as it provides an alternate method of connecting to your hosting services. You can find your server hostname in your Welcome to your new cPanel account email (also called your Welcome Email) that you would have received when you purchased your hosting plan.
If you no longer have the welcome email, the support team can resend it.
What can I use the server hostname for?
You can always use the server hostname to gain access to your services. This is especially useful if there is a problem with your domain name.
Email - if for some reason you can't use
mail.your-domain.co.uk you can connect your email client to your home server name
How to find out your server's IP address
We have a separate guide that shows how to use PING to establish the IP address of your server.