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  • What is the hostname of my VPS or dedicated server?

  • You may have noticed that your VPS or Dedicated server uses a generic hostname(vps####.inmotionhosting.com, ded###.inmotionhosting.com). The hostnameis simply your server鈥檚 name.

  • Can you use a VPS for server hosting?

  • One of the many ways you can use VPS for server hosting is to set up an online game server to play with your friends. The list of games you can host is extensive, some of the more popular ones being CS:GO, Minecraft, and World of Warcraft, to name just a few. Gaming sessions are usually hosted on dedicated servers.

  • Can I use any hostname for my server?

  • The hostname of the server has nothing to do with what the names are of the services you’ll be hosting on the server. Show activity on this post. As said, you can use almost anything.

  • What is a hostname?

  • The hostnameis simply your server鈥檚 name. When a mail server reviews the outgoing email IP address, it does so with the intent to authenticate the server鈥檚 name. An IP address Pointer(PTR) record, associates your IP address with your server鈥檚 hostname for this reason.