The NS, or Name Server records of a domain name, reveal which servers handle the Domain Name System (DNS) records for it. Setting the name servers of a particular hosting provider for your domain name is the easiest way to forward it to their system and all its sub-records are going to 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 forth, if you wish to change any of these records, you'll be able to do it through their system. In other words, the NS records of a domain name reveal the DNS servers which are authoritative for it, so when you attempt to open a web address, the DNS servers are contacted to get the DNS records of the domain you are attempting to reach. In this way the website you'll see is going to 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 is absolutely no functional difference between the two prefixes, so what type a web hosting provider will use depends exclusively on their preference.

NS Records in Cloud Hosting

Managing the NS records for any domain registered within a cloud hosting account on our state of the art cloud platform will take you just moments. Through the feature-rich Domain Manager tool inside the Hepsia CP, you will be able to change the name servers not only of one domain, but even of many domain names at the same time whenever you want to forward them all to the same hosting provider. Identical steps will also enable you to point newly transferred domain names to our platform given that the transfer procedure will not change the name servers automatically and the domains will still point to the old host. If you would like to create private name servers for an Internet domain registered on our end, you will be able to do that with a few clicks and with no additional charge, so when you have a company web 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 forwarding any other domain to the same account also, not only the one they're created for.

NS Records in Semi-dedicated Hosting

If you invest in a semi-dedicated server account from our company, you're going to be able to manage the NS records of every domain name registered in it without difficulty. The Hepsia Control Panel, which is essentially an all-in-one tool for you to control everything associated with your web presence, comes with a very simple and easy-to-use interface. The section in which you will find your domain names isn't an exception, so even if you have never had a domain name and a website hosting account before, updating the name servers or entering additional ones is not going to take you more than a several mouse clicks. You are also going to be able to see with a glance what name servers each of your domain addresses uses presently and if they're the ones needed to direct that domain name to the semi-dedicated account. As an extra feature, we offer you the opportunity to create child name servers dns1/ totally free. This will give more credibility to your web site, particularly when it is a business one, and you may use these name servers for any other domain that you'd like to host in the semi-dedicated account as well.