Every single registered domain has at least 2 Name Server records that show where it's hosted i.e. by using these records you point your Internet domain to the servers of a certain website hosting provider. In this way, you have got both your site and your e-mails managed by the same company. On the lower level of the Domain Name System (DNS), on the other hand, there are a number of other records, for example A and MX. The former shows which server handles the site for a given Internet domain and is always an IP address (123.123.123.123), while the second one indicates which server handles the emails and is always an alphanumeric string (mx1.domain.com). For example, when you type a domain name in your Internet browser, your request is sent through the global DNS system to the provider whose NS records the domain address uses and from there you could be sent to the servers of another company provided you have set an IP address of the latter as an A record for your domain name. Having separate records for the site and the emails means that you may have your website and your emails with two different companies if you wish.
Custom MX and A Records in Shared Web Hosting
With a shared web hosting plan from our company, you're going to be able to create or change the A and MX records of your domains and subdomains effortlessly through our sophisticated Hepsia hosting Control Panel. Editing the default records requires two clicks and the setup of a new record requires just a few more clicks, so although you may have never dealt with such matters, you'll not experience any complications. We've got an extensive help section that'll make things even easier. If you'd like to switch your e-mail provider and you have to create a number of MX records in addition to the standard two, you can choose their priority i.e. which record will manage your e-mails first when someone sends you a message. Normally the new provider is going to tell you what these values need to be. With our shared plans, you're going to have 100 % control of your domain addresses and subdomains and you'll be able to handle their A and MX records effortlessly and at any time.
Custom MX and A Records in Semi-dedicated Hosting
If you purchase a semi-dedicated server plan through our company, you will be able to view and edit the A and MX records for every one of the domain addresses or subdomains which you host in the account. The Hepsia Control Panel, which you'll get to control the account, offers an advanced, although easy-to-use tool where all hosts are going to be listed in alphabetical order and you're going to be able to edit their records with no more than a couple of clicks. If you have to set up a new record, it'll be equally easy - pick the domain/subdomain, type in the IP address or mail server record and you are going to be ready. Additionally, you will be able to set different priority for the MX records you create in case you want to use a third-party email provider and they ask you to set up additional records apart from the 2 standard ones. If you ever encounter any difficulties, you will find a detailed Help section with videos in which you can see first-hand how to create or edit any record.