What do you need with a Dedicated Server?
Getting online with a Dedicated Server takes a number of steps. This quick rundown will ensure you get online quickly, and have all the tools necessary for success.
1. Create a DreamHost Account
Creating a DreamHost account is quick and easy. It can be done in just a few simple steps. Learn more about creating a DreamHost account here!
2. Add a Dedicated Server
Click the “Add a Dedicated Server” button at the top of the page when you login to your DreamHost account. You'll see a few options here that allow you to customize how you’d like your dedicated server to be setup. Learn more about adding a dedicated server here!
3. Register a Domain Name
A domain registration is the name of your site, which must be purchased in order for the domain to resolve online. Learn more about registering a domain here!
4. Get FTP Access (or Similar Access)
File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is a network protocol that is commonly used to transfer website data from your local computer to the remote web server. This allows you to develop a website locally (on your computer) and then upload it to the remote server to be published to your website. Learn more about FTP Access here!View our Dedicated Hosting plans