The NS (Name Server) records of a domain reveal which DNS servers are authoritative for its zone. Essentially, the zone is the selection of all records for the domain, so when you open a URL in a web browser, your PC asks the DNS servers worldwide where the domain name is hosted and from which servers the DNS records for the domain name should be retrieved. This way a browser finds out what the A or AAAA record of the domain name is so that the latter is mapped to an IP address and the web site content is requested from the proper location, a mail relay server finds out which server handles the e-mails for the domain (MX record) to ensure a message can be delivered to the correct mailbox, and so forth. Any modification of these sub-records is conducted with the help of the company whose name servers are employed, allowing you to keep the website hosting and change only your email provider for example. Each domain name has no less than 2 NS records - primary and secondary, which start with a prefix such as NS or DNS.

NS Records in Cloud Web Hosting

The innovative Hepsia CP, which comes with our cloud web hosting products, will allow you to handle the name servers of every single domain address registered through us with simply a few mouse clicks, so even when you have never had a website hosting plan or a domain name before, you will not encounter any problems. The Domain Manager tool, which is a part of Hepsia, comes with a very user-friendly interface and it will enable you to modify the NS records of any domain or even a number of domain addresses simultaneously. We give you the opportunity to set up child name servers dns1.your-domain.com and dns2.your-domain.com for any domain registered in the account just as easily and all you need for that is a couple of IPs - either ours, if you're going to use the child NS to direct the domain to the account on our cloud platform, or the ones of the third-party provider if you will use the new records to point the domain to their system. Unlike other companies, we do not charge extra for providing this additional DNS management service.