Nameservers (also known as NS Records) specify which servers your domain name should resolve to.
For example, if you are hosting your website with GoDaddy.com, you would use the default name servers provided.
Since we are going to be hosting our website elsewhere, we will update the name servers later on in the course.
Once your domain name has resolved to the correct web server based on the NS records:
The DNS Zone File administered by your hosting company, provides a set of records that indicate some important information including:
Since we are not using GoDaddy as our web hosting company, we will work with configuring our Zone File later in this course.