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Simple enough question... What is my server name? I've been following along the course for creating the Smells Like Bakin website and it's been fantastic and intuitive, until i got to the Uploading Content lesson in Build A Basic Website --then it all fell apart. I got the DreamHost account like they said. I got the domain name. I downloaded Cyberduck... and at that point, he completely skips over where this "server" address comes from. I've looked around DreamHost for a 'click here to get your server string' but I am lost and therefore stopped dead on my adventure. Any assistance to this is appreciated!

2 Answers

Chris McKnight
Chris McKnight
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Server name is typically your domain name (if it is setup). If your domain name is not setup, you should be able to use the IP address of the server.

Thanks. I got some live support from Dreamhost and they explained to me how it works. Just one of those things that most people probably know and I didn't.