The NS (Name Server) records of a domain name show which DNS servers are authoritative for its zone. Basically, the zone is the collection of all records for the domain, so when you open a URL inside a browser, your PC asks the DNS servers around the globe where the domain address is hosted and from which servers the DNS records for the domain should 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 IP and the site content is required from the correct location, a mail relay server finds out which server manages the emails for the domain (MX record) to ensure a message can be sent to the right mailbox, etc. Any change of these sub-records is conducted using the company whose name servers are employed, so you can keep the website hosting and change only your email provider for instance. Every domain has at least two NS records - primary and secondary, which start with a prefix like NS or DNS.

NS Records in Cloud Hosting

The innovative Hepsia Control Panel, offered with with our cloud hosting plans, allows you to control the name servers of every domain name registered through us with just a few mouse clicks, so even though you may haven't had a website hosting plan or a domain before, you will not encounter any troubles. The Domain Manager tool, which is a part of Hepsia, comes with a very user-friendly interface and it will permit you to edit the NS records of any domain or even a number of domain addresses simultaneously. We also offer you the ability to create child name servers dns1.your-domain.com and dns2.your-domain.com for each and every domain address registered within the account just as easily and all you need for that is a pair of IPs - either ours, if you are going to use the child NS to direct the domain name to the account on our cloud platform, or the ones of the third-party provider if you will use the new records to redirect the domain to their system. Different from other providers, we do not charge extra for providing this additional DNS management service.

NS Records in Semi-dedicated Hosting

When you register a new domain inside a semi-dedicated server account or transfer an existing one from another registrar provider, you're going to be able to update its NS records as needed without any difficulties even if you haven't had a domain name of your own before. The process takes a few clicks in Hepsia - the user-friendly management tool, which comes with our semi-dedicated packages. If you have several domain names in the account, you'll be able to update all of them at the same time, which will save you a lot of time and clicks. Also you can see with ease the name servers which a domain name uses and if they are the proper ones or not for the domain to be pointed to the account that you've got on our innovative cloud hosting platform. Hepsia will allow you to set up private name servers under any domain registered within the account and use them not only for that domain, but also for every other one that you wish to direct to our cloud platform.