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MYSQL Database hostname / Database Path


Really vague question time.  I apologize for that in advance.

I am installing Joomla onto a web server that I am renting from Surpass Hosting.  I created a mysql database, and have:
Database Name: db_name
User Name: u_name
Password: p_word

When I go to install Joomla, it asks me for my user name, password, database name, and finally the hostname.  

My question is - how do I tell what my database host name is?   This value is normally "localhost" for a local machine, and some hosting companies will provider you the exact path to the db such a godaddy, but I cannot find this information anywhere.

Do I simply enter my dedicated server IP address?  Thoughts?  Thanks in advance!
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robthomas09Author Commented:
nm - localhost got it - sorry!
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