The NS (Name Server) records of a domain show which DNS servers are authoritative for its zone. Simply, the zone is the range of all records for the domain address, so when you open a URL within a web browser, your laptop or computer asks the DNS servers globally where the domain is hosted and from which servers the DNS records for the domain address should be retrieved. In this way a web browser finds out what the A or AAAA record of the domain is so that the latter is mapped to an IP and the website content is requested from the correct location, a mail relay server discovers which server manages the emails for the domain name (MX record) so a message can be delivered to the right mailbox, and so on. Any modification of these sub-records is performed using the company whose name servers are used, so you're able to keep the website hosting and switch only your email provider for instance. Each and every domain name has at least two NS records - primary and secondary, which start with a prefix like NS or DNS.

NS Records in Website Hosting

Controlling the NS records for any domain registered inside a website hosting account on our state of the art cloud platform will take you merely moments. Via the feature-rich Domain Manager tool inside the Hepsia Control Panel, you will be able to change the name servers not just of a single domain address, but even of many domain names at once whenever you need to point them all to the same webhosting provider. The very same steps will also permit you to forward newly transferred domain names to our platform for the reason that transfer process doesn't change the name servers automatically and the domain names will still forward to the old host. If you want to create private name servers for a domain registered on our end, you'll be able to do that with a few mouse clicks and with no additional charge, so if you decide to have a company website, as an example, it'll have more credibility if it employs name servers of its own. The new private name servers can be used for forwarding any other domain to the same account also, not just the one they're created for.

NS Records in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Our semi-dedicated server accounts are managed using Hepsia - an all-in-one tool with highly user-friendly interface, that will help you control your domain names effortlessly even if you haven't used a web hosting account or a domain name previously. Changing the NS records for each and every domain name registered using our company, viewing the existing ones and whether they are accurate or not as to forward that domain address to our cloud hosting platform is also quite easy and requires only a few mouse clicks. You're also going to be able to register child name servers under each and every one of your domains as part of the free DNS management services that we offer you with each and every plan and have and The latter can be used for any domain address that you accommodate within the semi-dedicated account, so if you provide services to third-parties and host their web sites, employing this feature will give you much more credibility as a business.