The NS (Name Server) records of a domain name point out which DNS servers are authoritative for its zone. In simple terms, the zone is the selection of all records for the domain, so when you open a URL inside a browser, your personal computer asks the DNS servers worldwide where the domain name is hosted and from which servers the DNS records for the domain address should be retrieved. With this a web browser finds out what the A or AAAA record of the domain is so that the latter is mapped to an IP address and the site content is requested from the proper location, a mail relay server finds out which server handles the emails for the domain (MX record) to ensure that a message can be forwarded to the needed mailbox, etc. Any change of these sub-records is performed 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 instance. Each Internet domain 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 avant-garde Hepsia Control Panel, included with with our web hosting plans, will enable you to deal with the name servers of every domain address registered through our company with only a couple of clicks, so even though you may haven't had a website hosting plan or a domain name before, you will not encounter any problems. The Domain Manager tool, which is a part of Hepsia, features a very user-friendly interface and it will enable you to change the NS records of any domain or even a number of domain addresses simultaneously. In addition we provide you with the opportunity to set up child name servers dns1.your-domain.com and dns2.your-domain.com for every single domain name registered inside the account just as easily and all you need for that is a pair of IPs - either ours, if you'll use the child NS to forward the domain to the account on our cloud platform, or the ones of the third-party provider if you'll use the new records to point the domain to their system. Different from other providers, we don't charge more for providing this additional DNS management service.

NS Records in Semi-dedicated Hosting

The name servers for each and every domain address that's registered through us may be changed with no more than a few clicks from the leading-edge, although easy-to-use Hepsia CP included with all semi-dedicated server plans. It is just as easy to view the current NS records for a specific domain and to verify if they're the ones that are required 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 handle any domain address easily 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're set up, but also for any other domain that you might want to host within the exact same account. This feature is very beneficial when you have clients of your own and you would like their sites to use your own name servers in lieu of our default ones. The service is available 100 % free.

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