The NS (Name Server) records of a domain reveal which DNS servers are authoritative for its zone. Simply, the zone is the selection of all records for the domain address, so when you open a URL in an Internet browser, your PC asks the DNS servers world-wide where the domain address is hosted and from which servers the DNS records for the domain address must be retrieved. With this a browser finds out what the A or AAAA record of the domain is so that the latter is mapped to an IP and the website content is requested from the proper location, a mail relay server detects which server handles the e-mails for the domain name (MX record) to ensure a message can be delivered to the needed mailbox, and so forth. Any modification of these sub-records is done with the help of the company whose name servers are employed, enabling you to keep the web hosting and switch only your email provider for instance. Every domain name has at least 2 NS records - primary and secondary, which start with a prefix like NS or DNS.

NS Records in Web Hosting

Managing the NS records for any domain registered within a web hosting account on our top-notch cloud platform will take you just moments. Via the feature-rich Domain Manager tool in the Hepsia Control Panel, you're going to be able to change the name servers not only of a single domain address, but even of many domain addresses simultaneously if you would like to forward them all to the same hosting company. The very same steps will also permit you to point newly transferred domains to our platform given that the transfer process does not change the name servers automatically and the domains will still direct to the old host. If you'd like to create private name servers for a domain address registered on our end, you will be able to do that with a few mouse clicks and with no additional charge, so when you have a company website, for example, it's going to have more credibility if it uses name servers of its own. The new private name servers can be used for pointing any other domain address to the same account as well, not only the one they are created for.

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