The NS (Name Server) records of a domain name reveal which DNS servers are authoritative for its zone. In simple terms, the zone is the selection of all records for the domain address, so when you open a URL inside an Internet browser, your laptop or computer asks the DNS servers worldwide where the domain is hosted and from which servers the DNS records for the domain should be retrieved. In this way a browser finds out what the A or AAAA record of the domain is so that the latter is mapped to an IP address and the web site content is required from the proper location, a mail relay server discovers which server handles the emails for the domain (MX record) so that a message can be forwarded to the needed mailbox, and so forth. Any change of these sub-records is done using the company whose name servers are used, enabling you to keep the website hosting and change only your email provider for instance. Each and every domain name has a minimum of 2 NS records - primary and secondary, that start with a prefix like NS or DNS.
NS Records in Hosting
The outstanding Hepsia CP, offered with with our hosting packages, will allow you to handle the name servers of every single domain address registered through us with simply a couple of mouse clicks, so even if you have never had a hosting plan or a domain before, you'll not encounter any issues. The Domain Manager tool, which is a part of Hepsia, comes with a very user-friendly interface and it will allow you to edit the NS records of any domain or even a number of domain addresses together. We also give you the chance to set up child name servers dns1.your-domain.com and dns2.your-domain.com for each and every domain address registered inside the account just as easily and all you need for that is a pair of IP addresses - either ours, if you're going to use the child NS to point the domain name to the account on our cloud platform, or the ones of the third-party company if you'll use the new records to point the domain address to their system. Unlike other providers, we do not charge extra for providing this additional DNS management service.
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 enable you to handle your domains effortlessly even if you have not used a hosting account or a domain in the past. Changing the NS records for each domain name registered using our company, viewing the existing ones and whether they are correct or not as to point that domain name to our cloud hosting platform is also fairly simple and takes only a couple of mouse clicks. You will also be able to register child name servers under any of your domain addresses as an element of the free DNS management services which we provide with each and every plan and have ns1.your-domain.com and ns2.your-domain.com. The latter can be used for every domain that you accommodate inside the semi-dedicated account, so if you offer services to third-parties and host their sites, using this feature will give you far more credibility as a business.