All devices on the Internet are identified by a specific number called an IP address, such as In case you have a website, the domain name that you enter to be able to load it is for your convenience, yet the server where the website files are still has an IP address. Considering that there are many more websites and devices than there are IP addresses, all of the shared website hosting servers have a number of sites under the very same IP, whereas using a dedicated server you'll have a dedicated IP too. Even in the first case though, you are able to get a dedicated IP for your sites and host them on a shared server. One benefit would be that you may get superior search engine rankings as a dedicated IP generally means a quicker loading site. What's more, you need such an IP in case you want to get an SSL certificate for your site and secure the info that your visitors submit on it.
Dedicated IP Address in Web Hosting
When you use any of our web hosting packages, you'll be able to add a dedicated IP address to your account without any difficulty and assign it to a domain or subdomain with no more than a few clicks. This is valid no matter which data center you've selected for your account during the sign-up process, therefore it's possible to take full advantage of this feature in our US, UK and AU facilities. This way, you can have a dedicated IP for an e-commerce site, for example, whereas a forum attached to it can use the server's shared IP because you can edit each domain or subdomain individually from the Hosted Domains section of your Hepsia Control Panel. If you would like a dedicated IP for an SSL certificate and you acquire the SSL through our company, you are able to use our auto-configuration tool, that will assign an IP and set up the SSL automatically for the site where you'd like to use them.
Dedicated IP Address in Semi-dedicated Hosting
With only a few clicks in your Hepsia Control Panel, you'll be able to add one or a variety of dedicated IP addresses to your semi-dedicated hosting and assign them to your sites. The Hosted Domains part of Hepsia will allow you to view the available IPs and to monitor the ones that are in use with ease. In case you would like to obtain a new IP for an SSL certificate, you are able to use the auto-configuration function, which is available in our SSL order wizard. When you activate this option, you will not have to do anything after you post your order since our system will request a dedicated IP address, assign it to the domain or subdomain involved, and then add the SSL certificate - all of this automatically and without the need of any action on your end. This way, you're able to secure the info that visitors submit on your website even when you lack previous experience with this type of matters.
Dedicated IP Address in VPS
If you obtain a virtual private server from our company, you will get one dedicated IP address as standard and a second one if you get a hosting Control Panel (Hepsia, cPanel, DirectAdmin). You can use the IPs for any purpose - a site, some web application such as a VOIP server, even for private name servers that you are able to use to point to your VPS any domain name that you want to host. Additionally, you can add extra dedicated IP addresses to your VPS account every time you need them. This can be done from the billing Control Panel that you will receive so as to control renewals, upgrade purchases and domain name registrations and it takes just a couple of clicks. Soon after you send your order, the additional IP addresses will be available, so you can use them as you see fit.
Dedicated IP Address in Dedicated Hosting
All Linux dedicated hosting that we provide feature 3 dedicated IP addresses as standard and cost-free. You can use them for any purpose according to the content that you have on your server - a video game server or a Voice-Over-IP application, an SSL certificate for a website that you host, private name servers for a reseller domain which your customers can use to direct domains to their hosting accounts, etceterra. What's more, you can purchase more dedicated IPs via the Upgrades part of your billing Control Panel in case you need more than the ones which come with the plan. You're able to obtain the IPs in groups of three and they will be added to your dedicated server right after you submit your order, so that you can use them with no delays.