The NS (Name Server) records of a domain reveal which DNS servers are authoritative for its zone. In simple terms, the zone is the collection of all records for the domain name, so when you open a URL in an Internet browser, your PC asks the DNS servers worldwide where the domain address is hosted and from which servers the DNS records for the domain must be retrieved. That way a browser finds out what the A or AAAA record of the domain name is so that the latter is mapped to an Internet protocol address and the site content is required from the proper location, a mail relay server discovers which server manages the e-mails for the domain name (MX record) so a message can be forwarded to the correct mailbox, and so forth. Any change of these sub-records is conducted with the help of the company whose name servers are employed, permitting you to keep the web hosting and change only your email provider for instance. Each domain address has a minimum of 2 NS records - primary and secondary, that start with a prefix such as NS or DNS.

NS Records in Shared Hosting

In case you register a domain name in a shared hosting account from our company, you'll be able to manage its name servers effortlessly. This can be done using the Registered Domains section of the in-house built Hepsia website hosting Control Panel and with just a couple of mouse clicks you are going to be able to update the NS records of a single one or even several domain names at the same time, which will save you a lot of time and efforts in case you have a large number of domain names that you'd like to point to a different service provider. You can enter many name servers depending on how many the other provider gives you. In addition we enable you to create private name servers for each domain registered through our company and in contrast to many other companies we don't charge anything additional for this service. The newly created NS records can be used to redirect any other domain name to the hosting platform of the provider whose IP addresses you have used during the process, so when you use our IPs for example, all domains included in the account on our end can use these name servers.

NS Records in Semi-dedicated Servers

When you register a new domain name within a semi-dedicated server account or transfer an existing one from another registrar company, you will be able to update its NS records as required without any troubles even if you have not had a domain name of your own before. The process takes several mouse clicks in Hepsia - the user-friendly administration tool, included with our semi-dedicated solutions. If you have several domain names inside the account, you are going to be able to update all of them at once, which will save you lots of time and clicks. Also you can see with ease the name servers that a domain address uses and if they're the right ones or not in order for the domain to be forwarded to the account that you have got on our sophisticated cloud web hosting platform. Hepsia will also enable you to set up private name servers under any domain name registered within the account and use them not only for that domain, but also for every other one that you would like to direct to our cloud platform.