The NS (Name Server) records of a domain name point out 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 in a web browser, your personal computer asks the DNS servers world-wide where the domain address is hosted and from which servers the DNS records for the domain name ought to be retrieved. This way a browser finds out what the A or AAAA record of the domain name is so that the latter is mapped to an IP address and the web site content is required from the correct location, a mail relay server detects which server takes care of the e-mails for the domain (MX record) so a message can be forwarded to the appropriate mailbox, etc. Any change of these sub-records is done through the company whose name servers are used, enabling you to keep the web hosting and change only your email provider for instance. Every domain name has a minimum of two NS records - primary and secondary, which start with a prefix such as NS or DNS.

NS Records in Web Hosting

The outstanding Hepsia Control Panel, which comes with our web hosting plans, will permit you to take care of the name servers of each domain name registered through us with only a few clicks, so even though you may have never had a web hosting plan or a domain address before, you simply won't encounter any troubles. The Domain Manager tool, which is a part of Hepsia, has a very user-friendly interface and will permit you to edit the NS records of any domain address or even a number of domain names together. In addition we give you the chance to set up child name servers dns1.your-domain.com and dns2.your-domain.com for every single domain address registered in the account just as easily and all you need for that is a couple of IPs - either ours, if you will use the child NS to forward the domain to the account on our cloud platform, or the ones of the third-party company if you'll use the new records to point the domain to their system. Different from other providers, we do not charge more for providing this additional DNS management service.

NS Records in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Our semi-dedicated server accounts are administered via Hepsia - an all-in-one tool with very user-friendly interface, that will allow you to handle your domains easily even when you have never used a web hosting account or a domain name before. Changing the NS records for each domain address registered using our company, viewing the existing ones and whether they are accurate or not as to forward that domain name to our cloud hosting platform is also very simple and takes as little as several clicks. You are also going to be able to register child name servers under any of your domains as part of the free DNS control services which we provide with each and every plan and have ns1.your-domain.com and ns2.your-domain.com. The latter can be used for any domain that you accommodate inside the semi-dedicated account, so if you provide services to third-parties and host their websites, using this feature will give you far more credibility as a business.