Server Fault is a question and answer site for system and network administrators. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Sign up
Here's how it works:
  1. Anybody can ask a question
  2. Anybody can answer
  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top

I understand how records are created and deleted but I cannot figure out how to list all set DNS records with Amazon Route 53. I have checked the developer guide and cannot find anything on this. I want to know which records are currently in place/have been created. Does anyone know? Thanks.

share|improve this question
up vote 1 down vote accepted

Use ListResourceRecordSets from the API; if you have more than 100 entries, you will need to make additional calls. Each request returns items starting from the first entry matching the name and type parameters specified. The returned response is in XML.

See: and

share|improve this answer
Thank you kind sir – Jat Jul 7 '11 at 7:19

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.