The NS (Name Server) records of a domain name point out which DNS servers are authoritative for its zone. Simply, the zone is the collection of all records for the domain name, so when you open a URL within a browser, your PC asks the DNS servers around the globe where the domain is hosted and from which servers the DNS records for the domain ought to be retrieved. With this 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 website content is requested from the right location, a mail relay server detects which server manages the emails for the domain name (MX record) so a message can be sent to the right mailbox, and so forth. Any change of these sub-records is done through the company whose name servers are employed, so you're able to keep the website hosting and change only your email provider for instance. Every single domain has no less than two NS records - primary and secondary, which start with a prefix such as NS or DNS.

NS Records in Hosting

If you use a Linux hosting from our company and you include a new domain name in the account or transfer an existing one from a different company, you're going to be able to control its NS records with ease via the Hepsia hosting Control Panel, provided with all shared accounts. You can change the current name servers or enter additional ones for a single domain address or even for several domain addresses at the same time with several clicks. This is done using the feature-rich Domain Manager tool which is a part of Hepsia and the user-friendly interface is going to make it easy to handle your domain even if it is the first you have ever registered. It takes simply a mouse click to see what name servers a domain name uses at the moment or if they are the correct ones to forward a domain address to the hosting space on our end and with only a couple of mouse clicks more you'll even be able to register private name servers for each of the domain addresses that you own. For the latter option you can use the IP addresses of every provider that you would like the new NS records to forward to.

NS Records in Semi-dedicated Servers

The name servers for every single domain address which is registered through us could be changed with no more than a few clicks using the leading-edge, albeit easy-to-use Hepsia CP that is included with all semi-dedicated server plans. It is just as easy to see the current NS records for a given domain name and to verify if they're the ones that are necessary for the domain name to be pointed to your hosting account. The Domain Manager tool, which is a part of Hepsia, is user-friendly enough to enable you to manage any domain name with ease even if you haven't dealt with such matters before. If you'd like, you may even register private name servers and and use them not just for the domain address under which they're set up, but also for any other domain that you'd like to host inside the same account. This option is very beneficial if you have clients of your own and you want their sites to use your own name servers rather than our default ones. The service is available free of charge.