You may be wondering, what IP Address do I point my website to? Or, what is the name of my current server? This article is about, How to Find Your Server Name and How to Locate your IP Address for your website. The Server Name is the name of the actual server server that hosts your website files.
Sometimes you may need to locate your Server Name for instance, if you are performing a Website Transfer from another Host or if you need it in order to configure access to services such as FTP.
It can be useful to know the name of the server if your main domain is no longer registered but you still need remote access to your files.
What IP address do I point my site to? How to Find your IP Address
You can locate the IP Address of your server in cPanel quite easily. To do so, follow the steps below:
2. On the Right-Hand side, under the General Information Tab, your IP Address for your site will be listed under the ‘Shared IP Address‘ section:
In cPanel, even if your account is a Dedicated Server it will still be referred to as a ‘shared IP’ because it is the IP address that is shared by all resources and user accounts on the current server where your site resides.
How to Find Your Server Name on cPanel Hosts
You can locate the name of your server in cPanel quite easily. To do so, follow the steps below:
Click on ‘Server Information‘
On the Server information page, note the server name:
That’s it! Now you know how to find your site’s IP Address and locate the name of the Server your site is hosted on.