How do I add or remove a Unique IP

It's simple to add a Unique IP to your DreamHost account. Unique IPs are just $5.95/month, or you can save $11.45 by pre-ordering for an entire year at $59.95.

To create a Unique IP address:

This article explains how to add an IPv4 address. If you would rather add an IPv6 address, view the following article:

Adding an IPv4 address

  1. Open the (Panel > 'Domains' > 'Manage Domains') page.
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  2. Click the Add IP link under the desired domain.
    The Adding unique IP address page opens:
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  3. Select a payment option from the dropdown menu, and then click the blue Add a Unique IP to DOMAIN now! button.
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  4. Return to the Manage Domains page to confirm the IP address is added.
  • Once the IP address has been added, it will take several hours for it to resolve online.
  • This Unique IP address will automatically renew at the end of its term (monthly or yearly). You must remove it manually to stop any future charges.

Removing a Unique IP address from a domain

To delete a Unique IP address:

  1. Open the (Panel > 'Domains' > 'Manage Domains') page.
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  2. Click the red X icon next to the Unique IP you wish to remove.
    The Destroy IP address page opens:
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  3. Confirm the deletion by checking the box and clicking the blue Remove ###.###.###.### from DOMAIN now! button.

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