The NS, or Name Server records of a domain name, indicate which servers manage the Domain Name System (DNS) records for it. Setting the name servers of a particular hosting provider for your domain address is the most convenient way to point it to their system and all its sub-records will be managed on their end. This includes A (the IP address of the server/website), MX (mail server), TXT (free text), SRV (services), CNAME (forwarding), etcetera, if you want to modify any one of these records, you will be able to do it using their system. In other words, the NS records of a domain name point out the DNS servers which are authoritative for it, so when you attempt 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 website that you're going to see is going to be retrieved from the right location. The name servers normally have a prefix “ns” or “dns” and each and every domain name has at least two NS records. There isn't any sensible difference between the two prefixes, so what kind a website hosting provider will use depends entirely on their preference.

NS Records in Shared Website Hosting

If you register a domain name within a shared website hosting account from our company, you're going to be able to handle its name servers easily. This can be done through the Registered Domains section of the in-house built Hepsia hosting CP and with just a couple of clicks you'll be able to update the NS records of one or even numerous domain names simultaneously, which could save you a lot of time and efforts if you have a large number of domain names you want to redirect to a different service provider. You can enter a number of name servers depending on how many the other company offers you. We also allow you to set up private name servers for any domain registered with our company and unlike many other providers we don't charge anything extra for this service. The new NS records can be used to forward any other domain name to the hosting platform of the company whose IP addresses you have used during the process, so if you use our IPs for instance, all domains included in the account on our end can use these name servers.

NS Records in Semi-dedicated Servers

Our semi-dedicated server accounts are handled through Hepsia - an all-in-one tool with very user-friendly interface, that will permit you to control your domain addresses effortlessly even when you have not used a hosting account or a domain address before. Changing the NS records for any domain registered using our company, viewing the existing ones and whether they are accurate or not as to forward that domain address to our cloud hosting platform is also very simple and requires only a few clicks. You will also be able to register child name servers under any of your domain names as an element of the free DNS control services that we provide with each and every plan and have and The latter can be used for each and every domain you accommodate inside the semi-dedicated account, so if you offer services to third-parties and host their web sites, employing this feature is going to give you much more credibility as a business.