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2answers
28 views

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?
1
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1answer
227 views

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 ...
1
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1answer
55 views

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": ...
0
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0answers
61 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 ...
0
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1answer
61 views

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, ...
1
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1answer
119 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
26 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. ...
2
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2answers
91 views

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 ...
0
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3answers
59 views

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?
0
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1answer
36 views

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 ...
0
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0answers
177 views

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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1answer
57 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
247 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
57 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
29 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 ...
0
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1answer
62 views

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 ...
2
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1answer
572 views

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.
0
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3answers
117 views

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 ...
2
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3answers
509 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
309 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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0answers
150 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
66 views

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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2answers
182 views

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.
2
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1answer
172 views

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 ...
1
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1answer
90 views

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?
0
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1answer
135 views

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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1answer
983 views

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 ...
1
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1answer
196 views

Using htaccess with Elastic Load Balancer and Route 53 [closed]

I have transfered my DNS to Route 53 and currently use an alias record to point my www.domain.com and domain.com to my Elastic Load Balancer. Both work great but my problem is when I try to use an ...
0
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1answer
129 views

Subdomain NameServers to control fourth level domains using Route53?

We have external service that we have no control of, and it is on client side. But we need some subdomains and flexibility there, and process of making them to do work - is huge pain. So we need ...
4
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1answer
233 views

AWS Route 53 Latency Based service for non AWS Instances

We need to use one of our own dedicated servers in conjunction with the Route 53 service alongside our AWS instances. Is latency based DNS supported for non AWS IP Addresses?
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1answer
497 views

How to setup multitenant Route53 subdomains with parent domain not on Route53?

My goal is to be able to add/drop subdomains for a multi-tenant app via Route53: tenant.example.com. Account provisioning should place the new tenant on a hosting node and then add the newly onboarded ...
0
votes
2answers
472 views

Using Route 53 with EC2 Public DNS and Virtual Hosts

I would like subdomains of my EC2 Instance Public URL to point to different document trees in on my machine so foo.ec2-012-345-678-901.eu-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com has a separate DocumentRoot to ...
0
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1answer
217 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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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
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2answers
396 views

Recommended method for routing www to zone apex (naked domain) using AWS Route 53

In my AWS Route 53 control panel I simply have 2 A records currently set up for the 'www' and the 'non www' names. Both point to the Elastic IP address associated with my EC2 Instance. This works well ...
0
votes
1answer
323 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
1k 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
324 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 ...
0
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1answer
199 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 ...
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votes
2answers
290 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
votes
1answer
894 views

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, ...
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 ...
2
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4answers
7k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
583 views

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 ...
8
votes
4answers
2k views

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 ...
4
votes
4answers
472 views

Is there a decent GUI for Amazon Route 53?

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