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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by gotalk, Feb 3, 2009.

  1. gotalk

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    Sorry for the elementary nature of this post. I'm a newbie. I'm on a VPS running CP11. I currently have one shared IP. I need to add an IP address in WHM so that I can host a secure site on a dedicated IP. First, how do I choose the IP? Do I have to check for availablility somehow. Second what do I select as a mask? The default is 255.255.255.0. Thanks for your time.
     
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    You will have to ask your host to add the IP for you, I believe IPs cannot be added on a VPS via "Add a New IP Address" properly. It works fine for dedicated servers. They may charge you for that extra IP and then add it from the VPS hardware node.
     
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    Thanks Howard. There is a little more to the story that I left out to simplify my original post. I actually was able to add an IP and use it for several months. It suddenly went down a few days ago and I can't even ping the IP address from another machine. I was able to ping it from the server. I added another Ip through WHM and moved the site to the new IP and that's when I realized there was a conflict. The site actually resolved to a different domain. I assume you are correct and that I need to have my provider add the IP for me.
     
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