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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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1answer
31 views

Configuring SSL through IIS on an AWS EC2 Windows instance

I am trying to enable HTTPS connections to a website hosted through IIS on an Amazon EC2 instance. The instance is running Windows Server 2012. I do not have a wildcard certificate. The EC2 instance ...
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1answer
79 views

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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1answer
32 views

Amazon ELB in Australia does not work reliably

I have a user in Australia who cannot access our site. Our site sits behind an AWS ELB which seems to work fine. While troubleshooting his machine remotely I can see that ELB issues two IP addresses ...
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1answer
55 views

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 ...
2
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2answers
57 views

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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0answers
76 views

AWS - elastic load balancer unable to handle the request

I'm totally new to AWS and the world. My problem here is while requesting to AWS server. I have a server staging-storage.zazzercode.co pointing to following DNS's with respective load balancers, ...
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3answers
69 views

Switching hosting from GoDaddy to AWS

For the longest time, I've had GoDaddy host my website. I have a domain name that has been registered with GoDaddy and is currently hosted with them. I read this article and created a new hosted zone ...
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1answer
87 views

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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2answers
73 views

AWS SES TXT Record Content

I need to get AWS SES setup for a domain. The registrar's DNS tool only allows me to put in a block of text for the TXT/SPF records (one block per record). I'm not sure how to format the TXT record as ...
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1answer
57 views

CNAME to Amazon does not resolve

I see a lot of people using IP addresses like, ec2-54.208.90.77.compute-1.amazonaws.com Just for reference, that's my actual instance IP address. However, when I try I get, $ nslookup ...
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1answer
53 views

The value for CNAME [closed]

I have 2 records at amazon route53: A: value example.com, value - elastic IP address CNAME: value: www.example.com, value - example.com Should I change the value of CNAME to be ec2-my-elastic IP ...
0
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1answer
90 views

Use Wildcard SSL with Amazon EC2 instance, secure.mydomain.com -> EC2 instance

I recently purchased my first wildcard SSL certificate and I am trying to use it to secure the connection between my site (Cent OS 6 VPS) and an Amazon EC2 instance running Ubuntu 12.04. My primary ...
0
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2answers
599 views

How to flush Amazon Linux AMI DNS cache?

The typical way of flushing the dns cache does not seem possible in Amazon Linux AMI: service nscd restart does not work because it's not included within the VM. service dnsmasq restart does not ...
0
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3answers
1k views

Change private dns on AWS?

Is there a way to change the private dns of an EC2 server? I want to be able to communicate between my servers with something like myserver.example.com than ip-1.1.1.1-uswest-aws-internal. I am new ...
0
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0answers
150 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
162 views

Amazon EC2 Micro Instance - Public DNS Not Accessible

I have created a micro instance with Ubuntu OS at Amazon EC2. But I am not able to access public DNS even after installing LAMP Server. At my apache.conf I can see(no document configuration id ...
0
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1answer
41 views

Is it needed to use local DNS cacher in EC2 / VPC?

Seems like AWS internal DNS is already a very low latency one, e.g. On ec2 dig google.com | grep "Query time" ;; Query time: 0 msec So do we really need to use another DNS cacher?
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1answer
375 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, ...
0
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2answers
538 views

Error getting sendmail to properly send emails from AWS EC2 server (domain of server address does not exist)

I'm having trouble getting sendmail to send out emails from my AWS EC2 machine. I'm using the following command to send an email: sendmail -vt < mail.txt The mail.txt file has the following ...
2
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2answers
301 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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0answers
318 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
69 views

AWS: how should I configure my vhosts to access different directories depending on the address I'm coming from?

I've just set up route 53 on AWS to link my server (ubuntu) to a godaddy domain name. I used to be able to access my /var/www/mmf folder from the elastic IP address given by aws (54.214.246.243/mmf) ...
1
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0answers
503 views

EC2 DNS not resolving hostname to internal IP

I already posted this on the AWS forums without success (https://forums.aws.amazon.com/message.jspa?messageID=502441). I'm wondering if I'll be more lucky here. We have an internal DNS setup that ...
2
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2answers
468 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
106 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 ...
3
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1answer
533 views

Amazon S3 - Options for routing naked URL

Problem I am using a custom domain to host a static index.html on amazon S3. That all works fine on my domain: site.com. However, when I visit www.site.com I get an error. From what I understand I ...
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2answers
284 views

How to setup nginx server with wildcard DNS

This is about an sample Rails app that uses subdomains. You can access it here: http://rodrigora.com.br. In this app, you can create site and specify one subdomain for it. Example: site: ...
2
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1answer
1k 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.
2
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1answer
66 views

Issue on AWS/GoDaddy DNS update - Not updating in Brazil

I updated at 2:00AM (Brazilian Time) Route 53 and GoDaddy DNS info for my server, trying to point the domain vitrina.cc to IP 184.72.238.163 I can access the site through the IP but through the ...
2
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3answers
179 views

How to host a Wordpress site on multiple servers due to geographical siteload issues?

Wordpress website is currently hosted in the US, this is where 40% of our target audience is. The rest of visitors are coming form Middle east, Australia, Russia, China, Singapore, UK, Switzerland, ...
6
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2answers
334 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 ...
2
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2answers
84 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 ...
3
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1answer
172 views

DNS resolution of “Public DNS” name for EC2 instance in same region returning public IP

Normally, EC2 public DNS names will resolve to internal IPs from within an EC2 region. However from one EC2 instance, we're seeing these always resolve to public IPs. We have confirmed that it is ...
2
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1answer
221 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 ...
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1answer
1k views

how to setup subdomains for AWS EC2 Ubuntu Instance?

I am trying to setup subdomains for my AWS EC2 ubuntu instance, but without enough knowledge I couldn't proceed anymore. I have a parked domain name example.com on a domain name service provider. My ...
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1answer
1k 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 ...
0
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1answer
177 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 ...
0
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1answer
57 views

Can i be hosting on a dedicated server and serve only my homepage from Amazon S3?

I currently host on a dedicated server. I want to serve only my homepage from Amazon S3/CDN. Is this in anyway possible using DNS. Only Homepage should be served using amazon s3/cdn, rest of the ...
6
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5answers
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If I shut down Amazon EC2 instance then start it again, will everything be ok?

I have a web site that runs on an Amazon EC2 Linux-based instance, and is mapped to a regular domain name (x.com). This site talks to a database on a second EC2 instance. I need to shut down this ...
3
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1answer
935 views

Setting up CloudFront CDN on a cookieless root domain

I have recently set up an AWS S3 bucket for my site's static content, along w/ a CloudFront distribution for my CDN. I have this working using a sub-domain. However, after running YSlow, I realized ...
0
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2answers
680 views

AWS VPC External DNS issue

I have booted up an instance in side a private VPC. I assigned an ElasticIp address to it and I can ssh into the instance with no issues. However, DNS is not resolving :( in my /etc/resolv.conf I ...
0
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0answers
125 views

Using own Nameservers on Amazon EC2?

I got a static IP from EC2 and put it to A host part on godaddy to my domain. After that I defined 2 hosts (NS1.domain.com and NS2.domain.com) from godaddy with the same IP address. And put them into ...
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1answer
756 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 ...
3
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3answers
236 views

DNS: CNAME as www record

I'm considering changing the DNS www records of a domain name from an A record to a CNAME. Various questions and answers on serverfault are not as clear cut as I'd hoped. Also, many DNS checking tools ...
0
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2answers
567 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 ...
2
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1answer
225 views

Windows Server 2003 DNS not resolving internal and external domains for clients

I'm attempting to setup an AD Domain in Amazon's EC2 Cloud. I have several EC2 instances running inside a VPC. Security Groups are configured to allow all traffic from the subnet the instances are on. ...
0
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1answer
248 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 ...
0
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2answers
429 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 ...
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1answer
82 views

More than one CNAME for S3 website

Is it possible to have more that one CNAME for amazon web services S3 web site? In docs it is said that bucket name should be equal CNAME. mysite.com and www.mysite.com as aliaces do I need to ...