The NS, or Name Server records of a domain, reveal which servers manage the Domain Name System (DNS) records for it. Setting the name servers of a specific hosting provider for your domain name is the most convenient way to forward it to their system and all its sub-records will be taken care of on their end. This includes A (the IP address of the server/website), MX (mail server), TXT (free text), SRV (services), CNAME (forwarding), and so on, so, in case you want to modify some of these records, you're going to be able to do it through their system. Put simply, the NS records of a domain name point out the DNS servers which are authoritative for it, so when you try to open a web address, the DNS servers are contacted to obtain the DNS records of the Internet domain you want to reach. This way the web site that you will see will be retrieved from the right location. The name servers typically have a prefix “ns” or “dns” and each domain address has at least 2 NS records. There isn't any practical difference between the two prefixes, so what type a web hosting provider will use depends solely on their preference.

NS Records in Shared Web Hosting

Controlling the NS records for any domain name registered in a shared web hosting account on our state of the art cloud platform will take you merely moments. Through the feature-rich Domain Manager tool inside the Hepsia Control Panel, you are going to be able to change the name servers not only of a single domain name, but even of several domains at the same time if you would like to point them all to the same website hosting provider. The very same steps will also allow you to forward newly transferred domains to our platform for the reason that transfer process doesn't change the name servers automatically and the domain addresses will still direct to the old host. If you wish to set up private name servers for a domain registered on our end, you are going to be able to do that with a few clicks and with no additional charge, so if you decide to have a company site, for example, it'll have more credibility if it employs name servers of its own. The new private name servers can be used for redirecting any other domain to the same account also, not only the one they are created for.

NS Records in Semi-dedicated Hosting

When you register a new domain in a semi-dedicated server account or transfer an existing one from another registrar provider, you will be able to update its NS records as needed without any troubles even if you have not had a domain name of your own before. The process takes a few clicks in Hepsia - the user-friendly management tool, provided with our semi-dedicated solutions. If you have many domain addresses within the account, you're going to be able to update all of them at the same time, which will save you a lot of time and mouse clicks. Also you can see with ease the name servers which a domain name uses and if they are the correct ones or not as a way for the domain to be forwarded to the account which you have on our innovative cloud hosting platform. Hepsia will enable you to set up private name servers under any domain registered within the account and use them not just for that domain address, but also for every other one that you intend to point to our cloud platform.