The NS (Name Server) records of a domain name show which DNS servers are authoritative for its zone. Basically, the zone is the selection of all records for the domain address, so when you open a URL inside a web browser, your personal computer asks the DNS servers around the globe where the domain is hosted and from which servers the DNS records for the domain name should be retrieved. That way a web browser finds out what the A or AAAA record of the domain name is so that the latter is mapped to an Internet protocol address and the web site content is requested from the proper location, a mail relay server finds out which server deals with the e-mails for the domain address (MX record) to ensure a message can be sent to the appropriate mailbox, and so on. Any modification of these sub-records is done through the company whose name servers are used, so that you can keep the website hosting and change only your email provider for instance. Every single Internet domain has no less than 2 NS records - primary and secondary, that start with a prefix such as NS or DNS.

NS Records in Website Hosting

The innovative Hepsia Control Panel, included with with our website hosting packages, will enable you to control the name servers of every single domain name registered through us with only a few mouse clicks, so even though you may have not had a hosting plan or a domain name before, you won't encounter any problems. The Domain Manager tool, which is a part of Hepsia, has a very user-friendly interface and it will enable you to modify the NS records of any domain name or even a number of domain addresses simultaneously. Additionally we provide you with the ability to set up child name servers dns1.your-domain.com and dns2.your-domain.com for each and every domain registered inside the account just as easily and all you need for that is a pair of IP addresses - either ours, if you will use the child NS to point the domain address to the account on our cloud platform, or the ones of the third-party company if you'll use the new records to redirect the domain address to their system. Different from other providers, we do not charge extra for providing this additional DNS management service.