The NS (Name Server) records of a domain reveal which DNS servers are authoritative for its zone. In simple terms, the zone is the range of all records for the domain, so when you open a URL within a web browser, your PC asks the DNS servers world-wide where the domain is hosted and from which servers the DNS records for the domain address should be retrieved. With this a web browser finds out what the A or AAAA record of the domain address is so that the latter is mapped to an IP and the website content is required from the right location, a mail relay server finds out which server deals with the e-mails for the domain address (MX record) so a message can be sent to the appropriate mailbox, and so forth. Any change of these sub-records is conducted with the help of the company whose name servers are used, permitting you to keep the web hosting and change only your email provider for instance. Each domain has a minimum of 2 NS records - primary and secondary, which start with a prefix like NS or DNS.

NS Records in Web Hosting

Managing the NS records for any domain address registered inside a web hosting account on our state of the art cloud platform will take you just moments. Via the feature-rich Domain Manager tool within the Hepsia Control Panel, you will be able to change the name servers not only of a single domain address, but even of multiple domains at a time if you would like to direct them all to the same hosting company. Exactly the same steps will also permit you to point newly transferred domains to our platform given that the transfer procedure won't change the name servers automatically and the domain names will still forward to the old host. If you want to set up private name servers for an Internet domain registered on our end, you are going to be able to do that with just a few mouse clicks and with no additional charge, so if you decide to have a company web site, for instance, it will have more credibility if it uses name servers of its own. The new private name servers can be used for directing any other domain address to the same account also, besides the one they are created for.

NS Records in Semi-dedicated Servers

The name servers for every domain name that's registered through us can be changed with no more than a few clicks from the innovative, albeit easy-to-use Hepsia Control Panel included with all semi-dedicated server plans. It's just as effortless to see the current NS records for a given domain and to verify if they are the ones that are required for the domain name to be directed to your hosting account. The Domain Manager tool, which is a part of Hepsia, is user-friendly enough to permit you to manage any domain name easily even if you haven't dealt with such matters before. If you would like, you can even register private name servers and and use them not only for the domain name under which they are created, but also for any other domain address that you'd like to host within the very same account. This option is very useful if you have clients of your own and you would like their web sites to use your own name servers in lieu of our default ones. The service is absolutely free.