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Web Host Manager by Aric Pedersen

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Set Your Server's Hostname

Before you go any further, you should ensure that your server has a proper hostname set up. Your server's hostname is a Fully Qualified Domain Name (FDQN) in the form of shortservername.domain.com where the first part is anything you desire (think of it like your server's first name). The rest is a domain name that you own or control. For example, lion.myserversarecool.com would be a good hostname if you own the domain myserversarecool.com and you aren't already using the subdomain "lion" elsewhere. Keep in mind that you won't be able to use your server's hostname as a subdomain later (unless you change the hostname first), so choose wisely.

Once you've chosen a name, click Hostname under Networking Setup in WHM, and ...

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