The NS (Name Server) records of a domain name show which DNS servers are authoritative for its zone. Basically, the zone is the selection of all records for the domain name, so when you open a URL within a web browser, your computer asks the DNS servers globally where the domain is hosted and from which servers the DNS records for the domain name should be retrieved. With this a browser finds out what the A or AAAA record of the domain is so that the latter is mapped to an IP address and the web site content is requested from the correct location, a mail relay server discovers which server manages the e-mails for the domain address (MX record) to ensure a message can be forwarded to the needed mailbox, and so forth. Any change of these sub-records is done using the company whose name servers are used, permitting you to keep the web hosting and change only your email provider for example. Every Internet domain has a minimum of two NS records - primary and secondary, that start with a prefix such as NS or DNS.

NS Records in Shared Web Hosting

Managing the NS records for any domain name registered within a shared web hosting account on our state of the art cloud platform will take you just seconds. Via the feature-rich Domain Manager tool within the Hepsia CP, you will be able to change the name servers not just of one domain, but even of many domain addresses at a time in case that you would like to forward them all to the same hosting company. The very same steps will also allow you to direct newly transferred domain names to our platform because the transfer procedure isn't going to change the name servers automatically and the domains will still redirect to the old host. If you need to create private name servers for a domain name registered on our end, you'll be able to do that with only a couple of mouse clicks and with no additional charge, so in case you have a company web site, for instance, it'll have more credibility if it employs name servers of its own. The newly created private name servers can be used for pointing any other domain name to the same account also, besides the one they are created for.

NS Records in Semi-dedicated Servers

When you register a new domain within a semi-dedicated server account or transfer an existing one from another registrar provider, you are going to be able to update its NS records as needed without any troubles even if you haven't had a domain name of your own before. The process takes a few mouse clicks in Hepsia - the user-friendly control tool, provided with our semi-dedicated plans. If you have several domain addresses in the account, you are going to be able to update all of them at the same time, which will save you lots of time and clicks. Additionally you can see with ease the name servers that a domain uses and if they are the proper ones or not for the domain name to be pointed to the account which you have on our advanced cloud hosting platform. Hepsia will enable you to create private name servers under any domain address registered within the account and use them not just for that domain address, but also for any other one that you want to point to our cloud platform.