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

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Wildcard Subdomain (*.example.com) with Amazon Route53 DNS and S3

I am hosting a static website using Amazon Route53 for DNS and S3 for html files. It is working fine. Current Setup is: example.com. A ALIAS s3-website-us-east-1.amazonaws.com. www.example.com. ...
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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 ...
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Redirect non-www requests to www on Amazon Route 53 [duplicate]

I want to redirect all requests from example.com to www.example.com. Preferably, this should happen at DNS level. I tried using PTR records, but that simply fails, returning a 404. wwww.example.com ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Amazon Route 53, restrict IAM user access to single record set

I would like to programmatically change the CNAME of a Record Set inside an Hosted Zone on Amazon Route 53, but I would like to restrict the access of the user ONLY to that record set. For what I have ...
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Route53 domain and subdomain and fourth level wildcard?

I'm trying to configure a domain name setup like below and having trouble with Route53. base.com sub.base.com *.sub.base.com => CNAME sub.base.com I've attempt to create a new hosted zone ...
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Can I point my zone apex (example.com versus www.example.com) at my website hosted on an another cloud platform (not Amazon)?

I'm stuck with a problem I guess many of you suffered before and I'm trying to solve it my way without moving from Amazon Route 53 DNS services to another DNS provider. I host two applications in two ...
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How to setup AWS Route53 Alias and CNAME

I am experimenting with my newly written application on EC2. At the moment it is hosted on a particular EC2 instance, however I am sure that before I go live I will want to move it to another server, ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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DNS A record ALIASES, and ANAME record differences

We have a number of groups of servers on AWS that use trios of servers to serve out sites. Each server, or set of servers is within a different availability region, one of which is a redirection ...
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Route53, can I choose where my DNS servers are located?

My users and AWS servers are in Australia where Amazon supposedly has DNS servers, so I would like an AU server as my Primary nameserver, is it possible?
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Can't resolve website using Google's public dns

I can't seem to be able access my site: yippie.nl, using Google's public DNS 8.8.8.8. Other DNS's work fine. Could this be due to DNSKEY? Cause Route53 doesn't provide it. ...
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Dynamic DNS replacement for my home router: Do I understand the pricing of Amazon route 53 correctly? [closed]

I'm seeing here the prices for Amazon Route 53. I'm a rookie on this, so I'm not sure if I understand their price scheme. According to them, a hosted zone will cost me $0.50 per month plus 0.50 per ...
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Server not available at new Route53 CNAME

I have a static website (www.example.com) hosted through AWS S3 and Route53. The customer registered their DNS through GoDaddy; www.example.com traffic works great. On that static website is a ...
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How can you set up private nameservers when using AWS Route53 and EC2

In the old days of setting up reseller accounts with shared hosting services like HostGator, it was simple to set up "Private Nameservers" by (after having pointed the DNS entries to the hosting ...
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Why does MXToolBox not return MX records for my domains hosted with Amazon Route 53?

Ok, this should be straight forward and I'm ashamed I haven't been able to figure this one out for myself, but... I've recently discovered Amazon Route 53 DNS services and I'm now using this for the ...
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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 ...
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Possible to resolve host name to an internal IP address from a central location?

I currently have the following setup: An internal server that has a web application running on it (ip addresss 10.1.1.47) Amazon Route 53 for DNS I would like users on my internal network to be ...
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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 ...
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How to add a second domain to an EC2 instance with Elastic & Route 53

I've got my domain site.com running on EC2, using Elastic IP and Route 53. I want to park site.net so that it resolves to the same site.. I've looked up Migrating an Existing Domain to Route 53 in ...
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“Recursive” Wildcard DNS for Amazon Route 53 [duplicate]

The title of the question might be misleading because I'm not an expert and I'm trying to learn the proper terminology. That being said, I'm wondering if it's possible to setup a wildcard DNS record ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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Route53 pointing to cloudfront www

I have seen a lot of tutorials about having non-www domain hosting of S3 static websites but I've yet to see one which works on www domains, i.e www.jobkent.com. My steps so far is to create a bucket ...
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Hosting a site on Amazon S3, URL keeps redirecting

I am trying to use Amazon S3 to host my webiste. I have the domain registered though namecheap. Whenever I navigate to mywebsite.com the URL in the browser changes to ...
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How to export a hosted zone in AWS Route 53?

I see no option to export a backup of the settings for a domain. Maybe I should save the results of public DNS with dig but I would question whether a friend knows a better way.
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How to handle a DDoS attack on a search engine? [duplicate]

We are running a search engine and are seeing a huge amount of fake search queries coming in over the last days from thousands of IP addresses. There is no real pattern in terms of queries text or IP ...
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Is it possible to specify rule processing order in Amazon Route 53?

I'd like to setup a catch-all for my subdomains: *.domain.com. CNAME domain.com But, a few specific subdomains should have their own entry: mail.domain.com. A X.X.X.X *.domain.com. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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How to adjust frequency of Amazon Route53 Health Check?

I have set up a basic failover process within Amazon Route53 where they conduct a health check and if they're unhappy with the results, they reroute requests to a secondary server. According to my ...
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Performance penalty when using CNAME

We are using the current CNAME record for a server, i.e. foo.example.com => CNAME => server1.example.com server1.example.com => CNAME => ec2-34-142-138-31.compute-1.amazonaws.com ...
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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 ...
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Manage private VPC IP addresses with Route 53

Does any one know if it's possible to manage internal private network addresses (10.0.X.X) using Route 53. As you can imagine, I wouldn't want these names to resolve outside of my VPN.
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Avoiding downtime while switching CNAMEs with AWS's Route53

I'm trying to make a seamless transition from Heroku to AWS. Currently, DNS is being handled by Route53, with a CNAME record sending traffic to the heroku SSL subdomain. I need to change this to an A ...
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DNS setup: CNAME vs wildcard for SaaS

So I'm new to actually caring about how DNS's actually work, as opposed to plugging stuff in and troubleshooting. I have an application that will display different information depending on what domain ...
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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 ...
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Amazon EC2 DNS not answering globally

I am a developer and have virtually no experience configuring a server. I configured Route 53 and my registrar to point to it. Created 3 A record sets to point to my instance elastic ip. When I dig ...
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Setting up CloudFlare with Route 53?

I'm trying to get CloudFlare to sit in front of Route 53. I have my main web server on an ELB (which doesn't have an IP address). CloudFlare needs an IP for an A record, so how can I accomplish this?
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Using Route 53, how to point a domain without www to an ELB? [duplicate]

I can already CNAME the www to my ELB DNS, but how would I route the non www as well?
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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 ...
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Create 301 Redirection in Amazon Route 53 for Wildcard Subdomains

My domain name hosted on Route 53 DNS. Amazon has a guide to do 301 redirection for www. To naked domain by point www. version to a S3 static website with 301 setted up. My question is, how can I ...
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Configure subdomain to point to S3 bucket using Route 53

How would I go about mapping files.example.com to an Amazon S3 bucket using Amazon's Route 53 service? I've attempted to add a CNAME record but I get the following:
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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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How to diagnose DNS problems after switching to Route 53

My domain was purchased with Enom and up until a few days ago I was using their DNS. I made the switch to Amazon Route 53 and set up all my records there. Every time I've tweaked the records I've ...
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DKIM in Plesk with DNS managed remotely

Our primary domains DNS is managed over at Amazon Route 53, and so in Plesk (11.x) I've turned DNS off. The problem is that I want to begin using DMARC which requires both SPF and DKIM txt records to ...
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DNS mask for Route53 crazy delegation set

I really don't know the terms to explain this problem, but please bare with me just a little bit. I have an AWS Route53 with a lot of clients, and I would like to build something like a DNS server in ...