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I host my domain in Zerigo's DNS service, the domains A-record points to EC2 instance. I guess I dont need bind in EC2 server, just handle domains with apache virtualhost, this is right? Can I handle subdomain's ( A-record with apache virtualhost?

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Yes you can.... – mailq Sep 25 '11 at 13:28

You don't need BIND on the EC2 server, if you already have an external DNS service.

Apache virtualhosts are independent from DNS. To setup a new website, all you need to do is:

  1. you go to your DNS provider. You add your subdomain ( as "A" record mapping to the IP address of your EC2 apache server
  2. you go to Apache. You set up a virtual host for ""
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