The NS (Name Server) records of a domain name show which DNS servers are authoritative for its zone. Basically, the zone is the range of all records for the domain address, so when you open a URL inside a web browser, your PC asks the DNS servers globally where the domain address is hosted and from which servers the DNS records for the domain must be retrieved. In this way 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 address and the site content is required from the correct location, a mail relay server discovers which server handles the emails for the domain (MX record) so a message can be sent to the needed mailbox, and so on. Any change of these sub-records is performed through the company whose name servers are used, permitting you to keep the web hosting and switch only your email provider for instance. Each and every domain has no less than two NS records - primary and secondary, which start with a prefix like NS or DNS.

NS Records in Shared Hosting

When you use a shared plan from our company and you register a new domain in the account or transfer an existing one from a different provider, you're going to be able to control its NS records with ease using the Hepsia hosting CP, which comes with all shared accounts. You'll be able to change the current name servers or enter additional ones for a single domain name or even for a number of domain names simultaneously with several clicks. This is done via the feature-rich Domain Manager tool that's a part of Hepsia and the user-friendly interface will make it simple to handle your domain even if it's the first you've ever registered. It requires only a click to see what name servers a domain address uses at the moment or if they are the correct ones to point a domain name to the hosting space on our end and with only a couple of mouse clicks more you are going to even be able to register private name servers for any one of the domains that you own. For the latter option you can use the IPs of any provider that you'd like the new NS records to direct to.

NS Records in Semi-dedicated Servers

Our semi-dedicated server accounts are administered using Hepsia - an all-in-one tool with very user-friendly interface, which will enable you to manage your domains without difficulty even if you have never used a web hosting account or a domain address up to now. Changing the NS records for each and every domain registered with our company, viewing the current ones and whether they are correct or not as to direct that domain to our cloud hosting platform is also quite 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 addresses as part of the free DNS control services we offer with each and every plan and have ns1.your-domain.com and ns2.your-domain.com. The latter can be used for each and every domain name which you accommodate inside the semi-dedicated account, so if you offer services to third-parties and host their sites, using this feature will give you more credibility as a business.