The NS, or Name Server records of a domain name, point out which servers handle the Domain Name System (DNS) records for it. Setting the name servers of a given host company for your domain name is the most effective way to direct it to their system and all its sub-records will be handled 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, so if you need to modify any of these records, you're going to be able to do it via their system. To put it differently, the NS records of a domain name show the DNS servers that 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 domain name you are attempting to reach. This way the website that you will see is going to be retrieved from the correct location. The name servers typically have a prefix “ns” or “dns” and each and every domain has at least 2 NS records. There is no practical difference between the two prefixes, so which one a website hosting provider will use depends entirely on their preference.
NS Records in Cloud Hosting
If you register a domain name within a cloud hosting account from our company, you are going to be able to manage its name servers effortlessly. This is done using the Registered Domains section of the in-house built Hepsia website hosting CP and with just a few clicks you are going to be able to update the NS records of one or even multiple domains simultaneously, which will save you time and efforts if you have a lot of domain names that you would like to direct to an alternative service provider. You can enter many name servers depending on how many the other provider offers you. Furthermore we allow you to create private name servers for every single domain registered using our company and in contrast to many other providers we do not charge anything extra for this service. The newly created NS records can be used to forward any other domain name to the hosting platform of the provider whose IP addresses you have used during the process, so every time you use our IPs for instance, all domain names added to the account on our end can use these name servers.
NS Records in Semi-dedicated Servers
Our semi-dedicated server accounts are administered through Hepsia - an all-in-one tool with extremely user-friendly interface, that will enable you to manage your domain names effortlessly even if you have not used a web hosting account or a domain up to now. Changing the NS records for each and every domain name registered with our company, viewing the existing ones and whether they are right or not as to direct that domain to our cloud hosting platform is also fairly simple and requires only several clicks. You're also going to be able to register child name servers under every one of your domains as an element of the free DNS administration services that we provide with each and every plan and have ns1.your-domain.com and ns2.your-domain.com. The latter can be used for any domain address you accommodate inside the semi-dedicated account, so if you provide services to third-parties and host their websites, using this feature will give you more credibility as a business.