The NS, or Name Server records of a domain, show which servers deal with the Domain Name System (DNS) records for it. Setting the name servers of a particular hosting provider for your domain name is the easiest way to forward it to their system and all its sub-records will be taken care of 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, in case you want to modify any one of these records, you will be able to do it through their system. In other words, the NS records of a domain address reveal the DNS servers that are authoritative for it, so when you attempt to open a web address, the DNS servers are contacted to get the DNS records of the domain you are trying to access. That way the web site you will see is going to be retrieved from the proper location. The name servers typically have a prefix “ns” or “dns” and each domain address has at least two NS records. There is no functional difference between the two prefixes, so what kind a website hosting provider is going to use depends solely on their preference.
NS Records in Cloud Hosting
In case you register a domain name within a cloud hosting account from our company, you'll be able to take care of its name servers with ease. This can be done via the Registered Domains section of the in-house built Hepsia website hosting CP and with just a few clicks you'll be able to update the NS records of a single one or even a number of domain addresses at a time, which could save you considerable time and efforts in case you have a lot of domain names that you'd like to forward to an alternative service provider. You can enter many name servers depending on how many the other provider gives you. We allow you to set up private name servers for each domain address registered with our company and in contrast to many other providers we don't charge anything extra for this service. The new NS records can be used to forward any other domain address to the hosting platform of the company whose IPs you have used during the process, so when 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 Hosting
If you go for a semi-dedicated server account from our company, you'll be able to manage the NS records of every domain registered inside it without difficulty. The Hepsia CP, which is essentially an all-in-one tool for you to handle everything relevant to your web presence, provides a very simple and easy-to-use interface. The section in which you will find your domains is not an exception, so even if you have not 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 few mouse clicks. You will also have the ability to see with a glance what name servers each of your domains uses at the moment and if they're the ones required to direct that domain name to the semi-dedicated account. As an extra feature, we offer you the opportunity to create child name servers dns1/ free of charge. This will give more credibility to your site, particularly if it's a business one, and you can use these name servers for any other domain address that you might want to host within the semi-dedicated account as well.