The NS (Name Server) records of a domain name show which DNS servers are authoritative for its zone. Essentially, the zone is the selection 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 worldwide where the domain name is hosted and from which servers the DNS records for the domain address ought to be retrieved. With this a browser finds out what the A or AAAA record of the domain name is so that the latter is mapped to an IP address and the web site content is required from the proper location, a mail relay server finds out which server deals with the emails for the domain (MX record) to ensure that a message can be delivered to the appropriate mailbox, etc. Any change of these sub-records is performed through the company whose name servers are used, so you're able to keep the website hosting and change only your email provider for example. Each domain name has at least 2 NS records - primary and secondary, which start with a prefix like NS or DNS.

NS Records in Hosting

If you use a Linux hosting package from our company and you add a new domain address inside the account or transfer an existing one from another company, you'll be able to control its NS records with ease via the Hepsia web hosting CP, offered with all shared accounts. You'll be able to change the current name servers or enter additional ones for a single domain or even for a group of domain addresses at once with several mouse clicks. This is done using the feature-rich Domain Manager tool that's a part of Hepsia and the user-friendly interface will make it easy to manage your domain even if it's the first you have ever registered. It requires simply a click to see what name servers a domain address uses at the moment or if they're the correct ones to direct a domain address to the hosting space on our end and with only a few mouse clicks more you'll even be able to register private name servers for each of the domain names that you own. For the latter option you can use the IPs of each and every provider that you want the new NS records to point to.

NS Records in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Our semi-dedicated server accounts are administered through Hepsia - an all-in-one tool with incredibly user-friendly interface, which will allow you to manage your domains easily even when you have never used a web hosting account or a domain name in the past. Changing the NS records for any domain name registered with our company, viewing the current ones and whether they are accurate or not as to forward that domain name to our cloud hosting platform is also very simple and takes only a couple of mouse clicks. You are also going to be able to register child name servers under any of your domain names as an element of the free DNS control services which we offer you with each and every plan and have ns1.your-domain.com and ns2.your-domain.com. The latter can be used for every domain you accommodate inside the semi-dedicated account, so if you offer services to third-parties and host their websites, using this feature is going to give you a lot more credibility as a business.