The NS (Name Server) records of a domain show which DNS servers are authoritative for its zone. Essentially, the zone is the collection of all records for the domain address, so when you open a URL inside 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 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 site content is requested from the correct location, a mail relay server detects which server takes care of the emails for the domain (MX record) to ensure a message can be sent to the appropriate mailbox, etc. Any change of these sub-records is done through the company whose name servers are employed, so that you can keep the website hosting and change only your email provider for instance. Each domain has at least 2 NS records - primary and secondary, which start with a prefix such as NS or DNS.

NS Records in Shared Web Hosting

If you use a shared web hosting from our us and you add a new domain address inside the account or transfer an existing one from a different company, you will be able to handle its NS records effortlessly 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 address or even for a number of domains simultaneously with several clicks. This is done through the feature-rich Domain Manager tool that is a part of Hepsia and the user-friendly interface is going to make it easy to manage your domain even if it's the first you have ever registered. It requires just a mouse click to see what name servers a domain name uses at the moment or if they're the correct ones to forward a domain name to the hosting space on our end and with only a couple of clicks more you will even be able to register private name servers for each of the domains that you own. For the latter option you can use the IPs of each and every provider that you would like the new NS records to forward to.

NS Records in Semi-dedicated Servers

Our semi-dedicated server accounts are managed via Hepsia - an all-in-one tool with very user-friendly interface, that will enable you to control your domains without difficulty even if you haven't used a hosting account or a domain up to now. Changing the NS records for any domain name registered with our company, viewing the current ones and whether they are correct or not as to point that domain name to our cloud hosting platform is also fairly simple and takes just a couple of mouse clicks. You're also going to be able to register child name servers under any of your domain addresses as part of the free DNS administration services that we offer with each and every plan and have and The latter can be used for every domain which you accommodate in the semi-dedicated account, so if you provide services to third-parties and host their websites, employing this feature will give you more credibility as a business.