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Is The Hostname Important for an SEO Tool VPS

Discussion in 'Web Hosting' started by ZionTazia, Oct 29, 2016.

  1. ZionTazia

    ZionTazia Registered Member

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    When buying a VPS they ask for a hostname "server1(.yourdomain.com)"

    What confuses me is that both "server1" and "server1.mydomain.com" work.

    Since I will be using this VPS for SEO Tools I don't need it to have a domain name.

    But what is best practice, just use "server1" or buy a domain for the server and use "server1.mydomain.com
     
  2. HudsonWebServices

    HudsonWebServices Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    If you arent hostng anything on it put whatever you want you dont need to buy a domain for mydomain. It can be whatever you want. FQDN only applies if your hosting a website on it.
     
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  3. bk071

    bk071 Jr. Executive VIP Jr. VIP

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    Nope. If you're not gonna host websites on it, the hostname doesn't matter. Just use host.example.com or something like that.
     
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  4. ZionTazia

    ZionTazia Registered Member

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    Thanks guys, still learning.