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

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Audits on Route53?

Can you perform audits on Route53 to see what was changed in the DNS records? Can you block access to route53 using IAM? I ask this because it wasn't possible a year ago.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Clarify benefits of anycast DNS - shouldn't DNS caching make it irrelevent?

We're trying to make a decision between using our hosting company for DNS or using Amazon's Route 53. One of the benefits of touted by Amazon about Route 53 is that it uses Anycast which means that ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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How to resolve issue… Amazon ec2, elastic IP setup with Route 53 not working?

In this post it says its best to use CNAME only for Ec2 / route 53 setup: EC2/Route53: How do I assign my new domain name to an instance?. However, I added: *.mysite.org. CNAME ...
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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 ...
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Amazon Route 53 Forward Subdomain

I bought a domain from GoDaddy, say abc.com. I was able to forward profile.abc.com to http://www.linkedin.com/in/myname. Not I've changed my domain nameserver to Amazon Route 53, I want to do the ...
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How do I determine the ARN of my Amazon route53-hosted zone?

I've got some machines which automatically update DNS in Route53. So far there are only two zones in Route53, and both of them are updated this way, so I have an IAM policy which says "blah blah blah, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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How do I set an MX record in Route53 for a GoDaddy domain?

Can't seem to find an answer to this question on AWS' forum, not in the Route53 manual, nor on Stackoverflow/Serverfault in a way that makes sense...and GoDaddy's support sure as heck ain't got an ...
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CNAMEs in Route 53 using @

I'm trying out Amazon's Route 53 and have moved one of my domains over. The only issue I've encountered is that none of my CNAME records are resolving. In GoDaddy's DNS manager I was able to use @ to ...
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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 ...
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How to configure bare domain address in Route 53?

I want to configure a redirection from example.com to www.example.com (since CNAME is not allowed for top-level domains). How can I do this in AWS Route 53 (or any other DNS provider, in general)?
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Intermittent dropouts and slow response on subdomains - Route 53

I've got a single domain. I moved my nameservers to AWS R53 yesterday. These are A record, alias'd to my ELB > EC2s. However, occasionally, and mostly on subdomains I get drop out. It just could not ...
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set Google Apps SPF record in Amazon AWS Route 53

I'm using the new AWS GUI for Route 53 to setup my domain records. However, the AWS console won't accept the recommended Google Apps SPF record, v=spf1 include:_spf.google.com ~all (found here). It ...
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Setting SPF record on Amazon Route 53 with cli53 tool

My domain is already with Amazon Route 53 and I can use the cli53 command line tool quite happily to maintain it. We are moving to use Amazon SES and I would like to add an SPF record to the domain, ...
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What is the difference between Anycast and GeoDNS / GeoIP wrt HA?

Based on the Wikipedia description of Anycast, it includes both the distribution of a domain-name-to-many-IP-mapping across many DNS servers as well as replying to clients with the most geographically ...
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Are nameservers with heterogeneous TLDs acceptable in DNS records?

I am trying to migrate my nameservers from GoDaddy to Amazon Route 53. I would like to edit my DNS record to first add the Amazon Route 53 servers, let that propagate, then remove the GoDaddy servers. ...
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Is there a decent GUI for Amazon Route 53?

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