NS Record

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NS Record is the abbreviation for Name Server Record. It provides the name of the name server that provides DNS for that domain. An NS Record can be either an authoritative record or a delegation record. Every domain must have at least one NS Record and an A Record mapped to it.  NS records cannot point to an alias.

NS Record Example
Host Name TTL Resolves to 
exampledomain.com 900 ns1.anycast.loaddns.com

See Also:
Authoritative DNS
Delegation
Name Server
Zone
Resource Record

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