Disable Automatically-Issued Hostnames in cPanel v7.9

Operating System & Version
Cloudlinux 7.9
cPanel & WHM Version


Jurassic Moderator
Staff member
Oct 19, 2014
cPanel Access Level
Root Administrator
Hey there! I wouldn't say this is a security issue - every server on the internet has a public IP address that shows up in all communication, so that's going to happen regardless of the type of connection being made.

If the server is properly configured with a hostname before the initial installation is performed, you will not receive the automated hostname. We mention this in our docs here:

"Newly-installed servers without a fully-qualified domain name (FQDN) as a hostname will automatically receive one from cPanel, L.L.C. The hostname will be a subdomain of cprapid.com."

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