Know about Hostens Nameserver by reading this guide. From creating nameservers to managing nameservers, all the required details are given here step-by-step for your reference.
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What are nameservers?
Nameservers are created to connect URLs with the IP addresses when a user checks for a domain in the web browser. Thus, anybody can easily find a website without entering the IP address.
How to Change Your Nameservers?
If your domain is registered with Hostens, default nameservers will be created automatically. But if you want to change your nameserver for the domain, then read the steps mentioned here.
How Do I Find My Domain Nameservers?
To check on the Hostens Nameserver for your domain, you must first log in to your account o Hostens. Then go to Domains and select the domain name to see the name servers for that particular domain.
Find the Hostens Nameserver tab under manage nameservers. You can see the nameservers for your domain that has been set.
How To Check DNS Records Of A Domain?
The best way to check the DNS records of a domain is by using a terminal. You must use the command nslookup. You can use this command on a majority of the operating system like Windows, Linux, macOS, etc. Here you can discover different commands to check different DNS records of a domain you have created.
Below the domain name, hostens.com is used to recognize quickly. Access the terminal window. Type the command nslookup – type=A hosten.com. This command line is to check the A record of your domain. The output will look like the following:
Now if you enter the command line nslookup hostens.com you will get the below output.
To check for the NS record you can type the command as nslookup –type-NS hostens.com. The output of this command will look as follows:
Similarly, you can check the MX record by typing the command nslookup –type –MX hostens.com and the com, and nslookup –type-CNAME hostens.com to lookup the CNAME DNS record.
Moreover, to check the TST record you can enter the command line as nslookup –type=TXT hostens.com. There are many other online tools like DNS records, DNSChecker.org, etc which can be used to check the DNS records.
How To Create Private Nameservers?
Private Hostens Nameserver is linked with a single domain name. It is more personalized and the domain name will only have the name you want. To create private nameservers follow the steps given here.
How to Create a Nameserver With Your Domain?
Repeat the same process for the second nameserver as well. You will have to wait for a few hours for the propagation to happen.
How Do I Check If a Nameserver is Registered?
Log in to your account and click on the Domain menu. Choose Advanced tools and click on Register a nameserver. When you scroll down you can check the status of a nameserver.
How long Does It Take For Nameservers to Update?
It might take up to a day to 48 hours.
How Do I Flush My DNS Cache?
Select All Programs – Click on Accessories. Then choose Command Prompt and run ipconfig/flushdn in the line interface. Once the cache is cleared, you will receive a confirmation message.
The Hostens Nameserver team is always there to help you with any queries. Moreover, you can choose from a variety of hosting plans through Hostens.