The NS, or Name Server records of a domain, point out which servers deal with the Domain Name System (DNS) records for it. Setting the name servers of a given host company for your domain is the easiest way to point it to their system and all its sub-records are going to 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), etc, if you need to modify any one of these records, you'll be able to do it through their system. In other words, the NS records of a domain show the DNS servers that are authoritative for it, so when you try to open a web address, the DNS servers are contacted to get the DNS records of the domain you are attempting to access. This way the site that you're going to see is going to be retrieved from the right location. The name servers usually have a prefix “ns” or “dns” and each and every domain has at least 2 NS records. There is no functional difference between the two prefixes, so what kind a hosting provider is going to use depends completely on their preference.

NS Records in Shared Web Hosting

Controlling the NS records for any domain registered inside a shared web hosting account on our state of the art cloud platform is going to take you merely seconds. Through the feature-rich Domain Manager tool within the Hepsia Control Panel, you'll be able to change the name servers not only of one domain, but even of many domains simultaneously whenever you want to direct them all to the same webhosting provider. Exactly the same steps will also enable you to forward newly transferred domains to our platform because the transfer procedure does not change the name servers automatically and the domain addresses will still redirect to the old host. If you wish to set up private name servers for a domain name registered on our end, you will be able to do that with just a few clicks and with no additional charge, so if you have a company web site, for instance, it's going to have more credibility if it uses name servers of its own. The newly created private name servers can be used for forwarding any other domain name to the same account too, besides the one they are created for.

NS Records in Semi-dedicated Hosting

If you go for a semi-dedicated server account from our company, you're going to be able to manage the NS records of every domain registered inside it easily. The Hepsia CP, which is essentially an all-in-one tool for you to deal with everything related to your web presence, comes with a very simple and user-friendly interface. The section in which you will find all your domain addresses isn't an exception, so even if you have never had a domain name and a web hosting account before, updating the name servers or entering additional ones won't take you more than a several mouse clicks. You will also have the ability to see with a glance what name servers every one of your domain names uses currently and if they are the ones needed to point that domain to the semi-dedicated account. As an additional feature, we offer you the opportunity to set up child name servers dns1/ at no extra cost. This will give more credibility to your site, especially if it's a business one, and you can use these name servers for any other domain that you would like to host inside the semi-dedicated account as well.