The NS (Name Server) records of a domain name reveal which DNS servers are authoritative for its zone. In simple terms, the zone is the collection of all records for the domain, so when you open a URL in a web browser, your personal computer asks the DNS servers around the globe where the domain is hosted and from which servers the DNS records for the domain name ought to be retrieved. In this way a web browser finds out what the A or AAAA record of the domain is so that the latter is mapped to an Internet protocol address and the web site content is requested from the correct location, a mail relay server discovers which server handles the emails for the domain name (MX record) to ensure a message can be delivered to the needed mailbox, etc. Any change of these sub-records is conducted through the company whose name servers are used, so you can keep the website hosting and change only your email provider for instance. Every single domain address has at least 2 NS records - primary and secondary, which start with a prefix like NS or DNS.
NS Records in Cloud Hosting
Taking care of the NS records for any domain registered inside a cloud hosting account on our state of the art cloud platform is going to take you merely seconds. Via the feature-rich Domain Manager tool within the Hepsia CP, you are going to be able to change the name servers not only of a single domain, but even of numerous domain names simultaneously in case that you want to direct them all to the same hosting provider. The exact same steps will also allow you to forward newly transferred domains to our platform for the reason that transfer procedure will not change the name servers automatically and the domains will still forward to the old host. If you want to set up private name servers for a domain registered on our end, you are going to be able to do that with a few clicks and with no additional charge, so in case you have a company site, for instance, it'll have more credibility if it employs name servers of its own. The newly created private name servers can be used for pointing any other domain to the same account also, not only the one they're created for.