How do I assign a Friendly name to my Dedicated Server?

This FAQ will help you to change the Friendly name on your Dedicated Server.

The below instructions will allow you to give your server a friendly name. A friendly name allows you to mask the IP address with a different name which is easier to remember, and allowing you to know at a glance which server you are looking at.


Please note: You can use the below steps to set up any mailbox. You will however need to use your providers details when we mention ours.


  • Step 1 of 4

    Login to your 123 Reg Control panel and scroll down to the server section. From here, click on the Manage link for your dedicated server.

  • Step 2 of 4

    Now access the server you would like to change the name of by clicking on the Manage button for the relevant package.

  • Step 3 of 4

    Click on the Edit button next to the Friendly Name field.

  • Step 4 of 4

    Enter your Friendly name into the text field, and then click the Confirm button to complete the changes.