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Possible bad configure of DNS using Route 53 and Scalr


I’m trying to configure the DNS for hosted Scalr. Unfortunately I can’t point the nameservers to Scalr directly, as it’s not allowed by the DK Hostmaster. So I have to use Route 53.. points towards Amazons Route 53 nameservers:

At Route 53 I have the following configured:    NS

* NS

And last, at Scalr I have my DNS zone configured:   NS

In addition at Scalr I also have the following checked: Automatically create A records for farm and role.

Would the above work? And what about subdomains? I guess I can wait 72 hours to find out, but I really want to find out beforehand..

Thanks in advance

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Have you tried asking Scalr to get the DK-Hostmaster approval they need in order to host DK domains? It is no longer associated with a free, and since they already have their DNS infrastructure, it's a matter of filling out a document and sending it to DK Hostmaster. – Frands Hansen Apr 27 '12 at 17:27
Yes, I asked nicely - However that's going to take some time.. – kris Apr 27 '12 at 17:33

I don't think that that's going to work, because DNS clients aren't going to expect another NS delegation from Route 53. Your options are to delegate a subdomain from Route 53 to Scalr, or to delve into the unknown and try a DNAME record from Route 53 to a different domain hosted by Scalr (although I'm not sure that A records on the root will work).

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Route53 does not support DNAME ( and as far as I can tell, no other DNS service provider does either. If you want or need DNAME, you have to do it yourself by setting up BIND/PowerDNS/etc. and running/managing it. – Alex Dupuy Apr 17 '15 at 10:33

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