The NS, or Name Server records of a domain, reveal which servers deal with the Domain Name System (DNS) records for it. Setting the name servers of a given hosting provider for your domain name is the most effective way to point it to their system and all its sub-records are going to 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), etc, so if you need to change any of these records, you will be able to do it through their system. In other words, the NS records of a domain name show the DNS servers that are authoritative for it, so when you try to open a web address, the DNS servers are contacted to obtain the DNS records of the domain you are attempting to reach. That way the web site that you will see is going to be retrieved from the proper location. The name servers usually have a prefix “ns” or “dns” and each domain name has at least 2 NS records. There's no functional difference between the two prefixes, so what kind a web hosting provider is going to use depends entirely on their preference.
NS Records in Shared Web Hosting
Controlling the NS records for any domain registered in a shared web hosting account on our top-notch cloud platform is going to take you merely moments. Through the feature-rich Domain Manager tool within the Hepsia Control Panel, you will be able to change the name servers not only of one domain, but even of multiple domain names at once whenever you need to forward them all to the same website hosting provider. Exactly the same steps will also permit you to direct newly transferred domain addresses to our platform as the transfer procedure won't change the name servers automatically and the domains will still forward to the old host. If you would like to create private name servers for a domain name registered on our end, you will be able to do that with only a couple of clicks and with no additional charge, so in case you have a company website, as an example, it will have more credibility if it uses name servers of its own. The new private name servers can be used for forwarding any other domain name to the same account as well, not only the one they are created for.
NS Records in Semi-dedicated Hosting
If you invest in a semi-dedicated server account from our company, you'll be able to control the NS records of any domain address registered within it effortlessly. The Hepsia CP, which is basically an all-in-one tool for you to control everything relevant to your web presence, comes with a very simple and easy-to-use interface. The section where you will find all of your domain names is not an exception, so even if you have never had a domain and a hosting account before, updating the name servers or entering additional ones won't take you more than a several mouse clicks. You're also going to have the ability to see with a glance what name servers every one of your domains uses at the moment and if they are the ones needed to forward that domain name to the semi-dedicated account. As an added feature, we give you the opportunity to create child name servers dns1/ at no extra cost. This will give more credibility to your web site, especially if it's a business one, and you may use these name servers for any other domain that you would like to host inside the semi-dedicated account as well.