2
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2answers
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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), ...
1
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1answer
43 views

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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1answer
62 views

aws route 53 and vistualhost in ubuntu apache [closed]

I have added domain name in route 53 and creating a sub domain to land into virtualhost with a port. I am trying to add a sub domain as cname and cname is my servername in virtualhost. I am on ubuntu ...
0
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0answers
113 views

Whitelabel DNS with Amazon Route53

I've searched the internet for the answer, but I can't find it and this is because DNS management is not exactly in my skillset. I want to use Amazon AWS Route53 to host a multi tenant php application ...
-1
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2answers
182 views

Creating subdomain for Webmin on Amazon Route 53 / EC2

I have setup / installed webmin on Amazon Ec2 instance running linux. After creating user with login credential and adding port 10000 in security group, I am able to login via ...
1
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1answer
293 views

AWS EC2 Instance Auto Scaling Confusion

So first off I'm completely new to AWS so bear with me. I have had one instance running for a few months now and I now need to autoscale it as I am getting bigger traffic spikes and it gets ...
0
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0answers
35 views

auto scaling Amazon ec2 with custom DNS

I am thinking to add auto scaling, my ec2 instance all have custom DNS with route 53, so I am wondering how I can setup auto scaling since I am using DNS, how the new scaled instance get the DNS name. ...
1
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1answer
75 views

Get ec2 name from instance without public ip

I'm trying to automate my dns in my ec2 VPC. What I want is: VPC boots up VPC gets instance info from http://169.254.169.254/latest/meta-data/ VPC looks up Name tag for instance VPC sets hostname to ...
2
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2answers
379 views

How do I set up DNS with nic.io to point to an AWS EC2 server?

I purchased a domain one week ago via nic.io. I have elected to provide my own DNS [because they provided no other option]. I'm trying to point my .io domain at my EC2 server instance. I've allocated ...
0
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1answer
120 views

Using Amazon Route 53 Elastic IP vs Delegation Set in Godaddy

I started Amazon EC2 instance, installed rails environment and succeeded running my rails app. I wanted to direct a subdomain to that instance. My domain registrar is Godaddy. So, sub.example.com ...
0
votes
1answer
65 views

AWS route53 forwarding

Essentially, I need to know how to point one URL/folder to a web server and a different URL/folder to an EC2 app server. I'm trying to setup a SAAS with the following URL configuration. ...
0
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1answer
33 views

EC2 instance passes health checks but no longer can SSH in

I've had my website (an EC2 instance) running for a year now and everything was fine until this morning when I lost access to it and its associated database (an AWS RDS database instance). I can't ...
2
votes
3answers
730 views

Elastic IP vs EC2 Public Hostname + Route53

We are evaluating to use Elastic IP on all of our ec2 instances, and we compare to the use of public EC2 hostname and Route53 (with a very short TTL to the public EC2 hostname & dynamic update DNS ...
6
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2answers
325 views

How to address an EC2 instance from both inside and outside datacenter?

I'm trying to find a good way of being able to address my EC2 database instance from both inside and outside of the datacenter. Other EC2 instances need to be able to call into it, and other clients ...
0
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2answers
259 views

Dig -x equivalent for AWS Route 53

I have an IP number associated with an AWS Elastic IP (EIP). I'd like to know, what DNS records in my Route 53 domain are associated with that A record's IP. In a traditional DNS service, I would ...
0
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2answers
72 views

Geographical proximity based IP translation

I'm currently using Amazon's EC2 for my socket application to which mobile devices connect via an application I've written (it uses the server's IP address to connect). I'm looking for a Load ...
0
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1answer
283 views

Amazon Route 53 alternative (BIND?) in my case

I have this project / research where I need to test/work on an EC2 instance with multiple domains (100+) in it. Basically I added an entry (for every domain) in httpd.conf All these domains will ...
0
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1answer
23 views

Instance EC2 like a child subdomain

We're using Route53 DNS to point to an EC2 instance: name.domain.com, and we also need access this form: domain.com/name. What is the correct form to resolve it?
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1answer
2k views

How to config Amazon Route53 working without www in sub-domain

edit: Amazon now supports this. http://aws.typepad.com/aws/2012/12/root-domain-website-hosting-for-amazon-s3.html I have my domain config in Route53 at Amazon AWS exec ping command in my domain ...
1
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1answer
486 views

How to use route 53 to create subdomains that reference specific URLs of an EC2 instance

I have an EC2 instance running Redmine and myPHPadmin at https://myElasticIP/redmine and https://myElasticIP/phpmyadmin. I have a domain name registered with namecheap: myDomain.us Using Route 53, ...
0
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1answer
290 views

Gluster volume create -> host not a friend

If I use IPs to create Gluster volume, it works well, but when I use hostnames, it says: Host glustertest1 not a friend glustertest1 is Route 53 name which resolves to EC2 Instance private address. ...
0
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1answer
233 views

How to use private DNS to map private IP with “non registred” domain name

I would like to use a private DNS (Route53 in our case) in order to map hosts to EC2 instance private IP addresse. The hosted zone we are using for testing is not declared in any registrar ...
1
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0answers
735 views

MX records not working on Amazon route 53

I have configured my Amazon route 53 DNS to add the google apps MX records and here is how my route 53 configuration looks like (please ignore the upper red box in the photo) : However, these MX ...
1
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1answer
1k views

Back end ec2 instance is accessible through ssh and browser but fails load balancer health check

I'm setting up a load balancer for the first time so please bear with me as I try to provide as much detail (I'll be checking back on this question every 15 minutes so I can speedily reply to any ...
0
votes
1answer
381 views

Multi-domain DNS configuration with Route53

I am configuring a few domain names in Route53 and am looking for some advice on best practices for setting things up. Here is the scenario: Let's say domain1.com is my master corporate domain, and I ...
1
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2answers
2k views

Godaddy vs. Route53 for DNS [closed]

I have my website set up as an EC2 instance and my DNS is currently Godaddy. I'm considering switching to Amazon AWS Route53 for DNS. The one thing I noticed however is that Route53 charges monthly ...
2
votes
2answers
343 views

Managing Many External Hosts Using EC2 and Route 53

Looking for a "best practice" answer to managing externally-addressable hosts using the combination of Amazon EC2 and Amazon Route 53, without using Elastic IPs for each host. In my scenario I will ...
1
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1answer
566 views

Amazon ec2 - WildCard Sub-Domain

I'm running an ec2 instance on ubuntu running lamp stack. I configured my httpd.conf file to support wildcard sub-domain but it didn't work. My httpd.conf file NameVirtualHost * <VirtualHost ...
0
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1answer
204 views

Amazon route 53 first time

I'm wondering if I set up my Amazon Route 53 records correctly to run on my Amazon EC2 instance which has an elastic IP, django webapp running on nginx and gunicorn: It is my first time so I would ...
2
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1answer
86 views

Will creating a custom dns record during signup cause potential issues?

If you have a hosted application, that when customers signup, they choose a subdomain like: customer1234.example.com When they do this, I want to create a custom dns record that will map to a ...
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2answers
310 views

Mounting Gluster Volumes [closed]

I have created Hosted Zone with 2 IP addresses of Gluster Cluster, both IP are returned by dig. After mounting Gluster, I cannot ls mount point as it takes long time. mount shows me it's mounted, but ...
3
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2answers
2k views

ec2: assign cname to elastic ip

Couldn't find this exact same question so here it goes: I'm trying to setup a CNAME record to an elastic ip linked to a ec2-instance, but this fails. When deassociating the elastic-ip from the ...
10
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2answers
16k views

EC2/Route53: How do I assign my new domain name to an instance?

I have an EC2 instance. It's up and running with an Amazon IP that looks something like this: //ec2-xxx-xxx-xxx-xxx.compute-1.amazonaws.com/ I am sure it works fine. I bought a domain and then set ...
5
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9answers
3k views

EC2 IP Address : How can a web server identify db server ip address at startup?

I have a simple 2-tier arrangement - one web server (Websphere hosted on windows), and one oracle db server. The web server needs to connect the oracle database server. I am trying to write a script ...
11
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3answers
7k views

How do you create a zone apex alias that points to a Elastic Load Balancer in the Route 53 GUI?

I created aliases for my domain name's zone apex using the ELB CLI as described in Elastic Load Balancing Developer Guide. I also added a AAAA record using the --rr-type AAAA flag, which is not ...
4
votes
4answers
479 views

Is there a decent GUI for Amazon Route 53?

Because frankly it's a bit tricky without...