The NS, or Name Server records of a domain, reveal which servers manage the Domain Name System (DNS) records for it. Setting the name servers of a particular host company for your domain is the most convenient way to point 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, if you wish to edit any of these records, you will be able to do it through their system. In other words, the NS records of a domain address point out the DNS servers which are authoritative for it, so when you try to open a web address, the DNS servers are contacted to retrieve the DNS records of the domain you want to access. That way the site you will see is going to be retrieved from the right location. The name servers typically have a prefix “ns” or “dns” and every single domain address has at least two NS records. There's no sensible difference between the two prefixes, so which one a website hosting provider will use depends completely on their preference.
NS Records in Web Hosting
When you use a web hosting from our company and you register a new domain address in the account or transfer an existing one from a different company, you will be able to manage its NS records with ease through the Hepsia hosting CP, provided with all shared accounts. You are able to change the current name servers or enter additional ones for a single domain address or even for several domain names at the same time with several clicks. This is done using the feature-rich Domain Manager tool that's a part of Hepsia and the user-friendly interface will make it easy to control your domain address even if it's the first you've ever registered. It takes simply a mouse click to see what name servers a domain name uses at the moment or if they're the correct ones to forward a domain name to the hosting space on our end and with only a few clicks more you are going to even be able to register private name servers for each of the domain names that you own. For the latter option you can use the IP addresses of each company that you would like the new NS records to forward to.
NS Records in Semi-dedicated Servers
Our semi-dedicated server accounts are handled via Hepsia - an all-in-one tool with extremely user-friendly interface, which will enable you to control your domains without difficulty even if you have not used a web hosting account or a domain address previously. Changing the NS records for each domain registered using 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 quite easy and requires as little as a couple of mouse clicks. You'll also be able to register child name servers under every one of your domain addresses as a part of the free DNS control services which we offer with each and every plan and have ns1.your-domain.com and ns2.your-domain.com. The latter can be used for every domain name you accommodate in the semi-dedicated account, so if you provide services to third-parties and host their web sites, employing this feature is going to give you a lot more credibility as a business.