Accessing hosted files without domain name


How can I access the hosted files via web browser before my domain name has become active?

I am moving (redesigning) a website and I want to build and test on dreamhosts server before transferring dns. I thought you used to be able to create a sub domain (**** and point it to your hosting. I might be wrong about that but I’m pretty sure I’ve done that before. Anyway I tried and that doesn’t work.

Thanks for your help.


Here is the link in the wiki.

The domain is now called so it would be