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I have a java application hosted in aws as an ec2 instance with a hosted zone and record sets for NS and SOA and it works fine.

I access the application using a url which looks like https://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:xxxx/----

I have a registered domain name and I want to map the domain name to the above address. I tried creating A record but the name is not being resolved. It gives me the error 'Server not Found'.

How do I assign my domain name to point to my existing IP.?

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The way to do this is to create a DNS A record.

  • I tried doing that but my IP is 52.76.222.138:8443. It does'nt accept the port along with the IP – Kunal K Jan 21 '16 at 9:29
  • That's correct, the DNS knows nothing about and does not care about ports. – Iain Jan 21 '16 at 9:35
  • @KunalK Before you go any further, do yourself and the internet a good deed: read this tcpipguide.com/free/t_TCPIPDomainNameSystemDNS.htm – Iain Jan 21 '16 at 9:45

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