Amazon Route 53 is a highly available and scalable Domain Name System (DNS) web service.

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AWS EC2 Auto Scaling Groups, RDS, Route 53 and Constantly changing IP addresses

I setup an auto scaling group on EC2 along with an RDS Postgres instance. I am not using ELB. Maybe I should be... The challenge is that every time a new EC2 instance is created it assigns a unique ...
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AWS Server - holds 4 sites after DNS change 1 sites A record does not change

I have an amazon AWS server running Ubuntu. It currently holds 4 websites, and I changed the DNS for these sites at 08:00 this morning. It is now 15:30 in the afternoon, I set the TTL down to 60 ...
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AWS CloudFormation returning “Invalid request” when trying to create a AWS::Route53::RecordSet

I'm at a loss on this one. 99% of the time CloudFormation is pretty good at giving you some kind of debug message you can work with, but "Invalid request" has left me stumped, especially when the ...
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How do I Delegate a subdomain to Route53

I have a domain hosted on my own linode under bind9 I also have a VPC in AWS and I want to maintain a DNS subdomain under Route53. I tried following the instructions at: ...
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Setting up sub-domains to point to a single instance Elastic Beanstalk application

I have a multi-tenant application that I've deployed to Elastic Beanstalk. Each tenant has a distinct sub-domain that they access the application from. After I deployed to Elastic Beanstalk I was able ...
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How can I redirect a domain name based on the source Region on Amazon EC2?

I have two web applications, one in Amazon's US-West-1 region and one in the US-East-1 region running on EC2. For the most part, they do the same thing, but they service different customers based on ...
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Domain has disappeared, but Route 53 and UptimeRobot report it is still fine

I registered a domain with 123-reg.co.uk. It sat there for 2 months and then around the 20th of October I transferred it over to Route 53. I am in the UK btw. The domain arrived at Route 53 on the ...
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What should an s3 end point look like when configuring an ALIAS record in Route53?

I'm trying to point my root domain to an s3 bucket that redirects to www.mywebsite.com. However, when I try to configure my ALIAS record to point an s3 endpoint, the only endpoint that the dialogue ...
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How to edit domain's nameservers when no service “takes responsibility”?

I think I may have made a mistake when migrating my DreamHost registered domain to Amazon's Route 53 service. I didn't modify the DNS settings on DreamHost's end during the migration. So now, my ...
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Route 53 how can I set different records for multi level wildcard subdomains?

I'm using AWS Route 53 and I have two A records as follows: *.domain.com - resource1 *.*.domain.com - resource2 At the moment the are both matching resource 1, what I want is for the two level ...
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Can I use Amazon Route 53 for DNS Round Robin without a custom domain name?

I want to use Route 53 to experiment with DNS Round Robin load balancing of several EC2 instances. Can I do this without having/using a custom domain name?
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Domain is not resolved properly

My site is hackertoolbox.com. In Route53, there is a cname record whose value is hackertoolbox.herokuapp.com. My domain uses the right route53 DNS. whois result matches the route53 delegation set. ...
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How to set up 2 domain name pointing to 2 different folders on the same server?

I have 2 domain names registered. I also have 1 server at AWS. (running Ubuntu) I would like to host 2 websites on my server but have no clue how to do it. I have two directories /var/www/alpha and ...
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Mail not getting to users on Google when MX records specified in Amazon Route 53

I configured the MX on my Amazon AWS Route53 and I was told that some of the users don't get any emails with this domain. When I send myself an email everything works fine now, and I doubt that ...
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AWS Route53 Replicate to thrid party name servers

Is it possible to configure Route53 to replicate to non Amazon name servers?
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Dynamic DNS for subdomain using AWS & Route53

I'm writing a dynamic DNS service which should return results based on a db query. My DNS server is written in node.js and it queries the database for the actual IP. My domain is hosted on Route53, ...
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Multiple RDS vs DNS

have a problem I was hoping someone could help me with. We have two RDS read slaves that we have our app servers round-robin to for data reads (DNS in Route53). Well, yesterday those RDSes got ...
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Unable to resolve Amazon route53 domain name to loadbalancer

In AWS I have configured a load balancer to point to an EC2 instance and its working fine. Then I used route53 to resolve my domain to the loadbalancer IP. ex: "api.b1.example.com" The problem is ...
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setting up postfix email forwarding on ec2 when using route 53

I'm trying to make email forwards for my domain on EC2. I use route 53. I have added following two lines to /etc/postfix/main.cf virtual_alias_domains = example.com virtual_alias_maps = ...
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how to get rid of the “www” in the url with AWS EC2 and Route 53 services.

I'm having a hard time figuring out how to get rid of "www" in the url. I am looking for giving access to the website when you type down mywebiste.co as well as redirecting www.mywebsite.co to ...
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Issues with LDAP authentication over SSL (ldaps)

I'm trying to setup an LDAP server with ldaps support. The server is hosted on ec2 and it has a domain name on route 53. I got an SSL certificate for the route 53 domain (say example.com). When i try ...
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Amazon Route 53 domain mapping

We have some EC2 instances running NGINX that will be accessed via a loadbalancer that can be reached via www.example.com. The loadbalancer redirects the traffic to the appropriate EC2 servers. This ...
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AWS Record Set Creation in New Region

Our application submits AWS Route 53 record set changes so that we can create new subdomains programmatically. Up until this point, everything has been hosted in the US-West (Oregon) region, and is ...
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DNS A record is not working with Amazon Route 53

I have a domain name from MediaTemple that I would like to point to a server EC2 instance on AWS. On my registrar's web site I specified AWS name servers. Using Route 53 I created specified DNS record ...
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Nginx server_name is set to mydomain.com, so why is www.mydomain.com getting served too? [duplicate]

I have my Nginx conf set up as follows: server { listen 443 ssl; server_name mydomain.com; ... } When I load https://mydomain.com, the site loads fine. But when I load ...
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How to get reverse DNS to work for multiple IPs and domains on Windows Server EC2 instance?

I have a EC2 instance setup running hMailServer. I have a primary IP on the system that I am using for example1.com email. I would like to also add a second domain example2.com using a different IP ...
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AWS Route 53 alias-record change takes too long

I have setup a stack in AWS Cloudformation, which is up and running. The stack contains an ELB (load balancer) and a few EC2-instances. When we do a new deployment of our application, we build a new ...
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AWS Route 53: How to migrate a hosted zone from one account to another completely?

I have two AWS accounts old and new. I have a hosted ZONE on old account under Route 53 service. I want to migrate it completely from old to new. How can I do it ? Are there any predefined steps ...
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Why is Amazon Route53 associating 2 IP's to our domain?

I'm getting complaints from around the globe that our site is down yet its fine for 99% of our users. However, when I do a global DNS check we're being shown as having 2 IP's. I've had one user ...
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How to migrate production environment from EC2-Classic to VPC?

I need to migrate production environment from EC2-Classic to VPC. For now I have one Elastic LB with a few EC2 instances behind it. My plan is: create a new LB balancer and add VPC instance create 2 ...
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Tried to create 2 record set type=TXT in Route53

I'm trying to add a second TXT record to a domain, but I get the following error: Tried to create resource record set type='TXT but it already exists Can I add two records at the same domain?
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Why use CNAME in Route 53+S3 combination

I have been going through Amazon's docs on using Route 53 in conjunction with S3 to serve static websites. The strategy they show is to do: example.com A -> alias to ...
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In Route53, balance traffic between ELB and other IP v4 addresses

Using Route53, is there a way to round-robin to a combination of ELB's and IP v4 addresses? I have three load balancers, two are external to AWS and one is an AWS ELB. I want all three load balancers ...
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Issue with www DNS resolution in Route 53

I'm a new sysadmin attempting to set up a series of sites that rewrite the non-www versions of their URLs to the www versions. I know this is a topic that has been beaten to death, but I've scoured ...
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Pointing a domain to AWS Route 53

I am having difficulties getting my domain to point to my EC2 properly. I searched through a few third party guides online, and got slightly swamped in the official AWS documentation, but despite this ...
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How can I troubleshoot a Route 53 hosted zone?

About a week ago, I followed the AWS Route 53 instructions for creating a subdomain hosted zone to handle traffic for "request.i-codedesign.com". The hosted zone provisioned these NS servers: ...
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Route 53 Naked/Root Domain Alias Record

Route 53 supports Alias records which use Amazon S3 static websites to dynamically resolve naked domains to their www counterparts using a 301 redirect. I am wondering whether the Alias record will ...
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How do I install and use the cli53 tools on Windows?

I'm trying to find the simplest way to import a large number of BIND zone files in to Route 53. I've had a quick look at the AWS CLI and AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell but they don't seem to include ...
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How do I create DNS entries for EC2 instances created by Auto Scaling?

I'm looking into using auto scaling groups for a tier of webservers that would be fronted by an ELB. One of the things I'm having a hard time with is how to give each new instance the proper DNS ...
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Why can't I create an Alias Resource Record Set for an EC2 instance [closed]

I have been working with AWS for over a year, setting up EC2 instances, domains, ELBs, etc. When I want to assign a subdomain to an EC2 instance, I have to create an elastic IP (that I pay for), ...
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How to set Record Sets in Amazon Route 53 to work for both www prefix and non-www prefix domains tied to EC2 instance?

I'm currently trying to make record sets for a domain that is associated with an EC2 instance with an Elastic IP. I've followed Amazon's EC2 documentation, but trying to navigate to my domain doesn't ...
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Is it possible to set up 1..* websites in Azure with one base price?

In reviewing The World's Greatest Azure Demo (9:00), I see that the basic cost for one website is $9.77/month (plus hourly up-time cost). In AWS, for example, I have a Windows server configured ...
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How to create custom nameserver that points to another name server?

Example I use amazon Route 53 Amazon gives me DNS such as ns-111.awsdns-36.net ns-222.awsdns-13.org ns-333.awsdns-53.co.uk ns-444.awsdns-20.com But I want to create my own custom nameserver alias, ...
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S3 static website hosting, which DNS CNAME record should I use?

I have created a S3 static website e.g. www.example.com The S3 endpoind is: www.example.com.s3-website-us-east-1.amazonaws.com When I dig this DNS ...
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No longer can get nginx.conf to respect my redirect rules

I want to redirect all sites and subdomains to one https domain name. I'll use https://my-site.com as an example. Previously I had all the redirection working with the following code: server { ...
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AWS route 53 database hostname best practice [closed]

So I have 3 components all connecting to same db. Should I use: comp1.domain.io comp1db.domain.io comp2.domain.io comp2db.domain.io comp3.domain.io comp3db.domain.io Or: comp1.domain.io ...
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Aws vpc default route table in CloudFormation

Am I missing something but is there no way to add a route via CloudFormation to the default route table that comes provisioned with a VPC?
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Can AWS block access from embargoed countries?

My company blocks US-embargoed countries from accessing several e-commerce sites that we manage. I have to investigate whether we can move our current blocking solution to AWS as well. If AWS does not ...
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No targets available when trying to set alias target from Route 53 to S3

I'm trying to setup a simple Amazon AWS S3 based website, as explained here. I've setup the S3 bucket (simples3websitetest.com), gave it the (hopefully) right permissions: { "Version": ...
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Managing many entries in Route53

We use Amazon Route53 as my company's primary DNS. As we grow into using multiple services from different providers, each of them requested some kind of DNS entry to verify our domain and/or use their ...