The NS (Name Server) records of a domain name show which DNS servers are authoritative for its zone. Basically, the zone is the group of all records for the domain name, so when you open a URL within a browser, your personal computer asks the DNS servers around the globe where the domain is hosted and from which servers the DNS records for the domain 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 requested from the correct location, a mail relay server discovers which server deals with the e-mails for the domain name (MX record) so that a message can be sent to the appropriate mailbox, and so on. Any change of these sub-records is done with the help of the company whose name servers are used, so that you can keep the web hosting and switch only your email provider for example. Every domain name has at least 2 NS records - primary and secondary, that start with a prefix like NS or DNS.

NS Records in Cloud Hosting

In the event you register a domain name inside a cloud hosting account from our company, you'll be able to manage its name servers effortlessly. This is accomplished using the Registered Domains section of the in-house built Hepsia website hosting CP and with just a couple of mouse clicks you'll be able to update the NS records of a single one or even a number of domains at once, which will save you considerable time and efforts when you have a large number of domain addresses you want to direct to another service provider. You can enter numerous name servers depending on how many the other provider provides you with. We enable you to set up private name servers for each Internet domain registered using our company and unlike many other providers we don't charge anything extra for this service. The new NS records can be used to redirect any other domain name to the hosting platform of the company whose IP addresses you have used during the process, so each time you use our IPs for instance, all domain addresses included in the account on our end can use these name servers.

NS Records in Semi-dedicated Servers

The name servers for every single domain that's registered through us can be changed with no more than a few clicks through the advanced, albeit easy-to-use Hepsia CP that comes with all semi-dedicated server plans. It's just as effortless to view the current NS records for a given domain address and to determine if they're the ones that are necessary for the domain address to be pointed to your hosting account. The Domain Manager tool, which is a part of Hepsia, is user-friendly enough to allow you to manage any domain effortlessly even if you have not dealt with such matters before. If you'd like, you may even register private name servers ns1.your-domain.com and ns2.your-domain.com and use them not only for the domain address under which they are set up, but also for any other domain address that you would like to host inside the very same account. This option is very handy when you have customers of your own and you would like their sites to use your own name servers rather than our default ones. The service is available totally free.