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Multiple TXT fields for same subdomain

The way described is the way you create multiple records on Route 53. Entering two values in the textarea separated by a newline will result in two distinct records in the DNS. This is why Amazon ...
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Route 53 doesn't allow adding DKIM keys because length is too long

See a similar issue in Route 53 forum: Unfortunately the 255 character limit per string on TXT records is not a Route53 limit but rather one imposed by the DNS protocol itself. However, each TXT ...
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Tried to create 2 record set type=TXT in Route53

If you are adding it in the WebUI, then your text box with have multiple entries supported in quotes, one per line. Example: "ms=M23445345" "v=spf1 include:spf.protection.outlook.com -all"
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Why does AWS recommend against public S3 buckets?

Yes, if you know what you're doing (edit: and everyone else with access to it does, too...), you can ignore this warning. It exists because even large organizations who should know better have ...
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Route 53 doesn't allow adding DKIM keys because length is too long

You can chop it up into chunks of quoted text with a max length of 255 per chunk. You don't have to make each chunk exact. For example, if your value looks something like: "v=DKIM1; k=rsa; p=...
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Can different AWS accounts manage different subdomains?

How to I tell the master account to push requests for .testing.example.com down to the child account. The requests are referred, not pushed, but you can achieve the desired outcome by delegating the ...
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Multiple TXT fields for same subdomain

Michael is correct in regards to where your point of confusion is coming from. I'm going to proceed with my usual stuffiness and answer the larger question for those who might happen by from a Google ...
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Why does AWS recommend against public S3 buckets?

The privacy issue featured in ceejayoz's answer is not the only problem. Reading objects from an S3 bucket has a price. You will be billed by AWS for each download from this bucket. And if you have a ...
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Should I append a dot (.) at the end of my DNS urls?

The dot at the end is correct. It's a little-known fact, but fully-qualified (unambiguous) DNS domain names have a dot at the end. People running DNS servers usually know this (if you miss the ...
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"SOA Serial Number Format is Invalid" warning by mxtoolbox.com - why?

There is a recommendation that the SOA serial number use a format that is four digits of year, two digits of month, two digits of day and two digits of count of changes in the same day. This format is ...
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Multiple TXT fields for same subdomain

If you are using Google Domains, when you edit the TXT record, there's a plus(+) symbol next to the TXT value... click that to add multiple values.
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Route 53 doesn't allow adding DKIM keys because length is too long

DKIM on AWS Route53 You must split the DMARC record into 255 character parts. If you happen to host your DNS using AWS Route53, insert each part quoted with "..." into the record. Do not use ...
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What is an Amazon Route53 "Alias" DNS record?

Route53 alias records is an own concept separate from DNS protocol record types: e.g. A is an address record and CNAME is a canonical name record. CNAME is the one that acts like an alias pointing to ...
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How do I redirect www to non-www in Route53?

You can also set a ALIAS for WWW to A record of domain.com: www.domain.com A ALIAS domain.com 300 so your final DNS entries would be as follows: domain.com A xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx 300 ...
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Access Amazon S3 Static Website Through IPv6

Good news! AWS has support for IPv6 in CloudFront and S3. AWS currently (2016-04-01) has very limited IPv6 support, only ELBs in EC2 Classic can do IPv6 – and they are being phased out in favour of ...
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AWS CloudFormation returning "Invalid request" when trying to create a AWS::Route53::RecordSet

Turns out I didn't try TTL and DependsOn. Works with both of those.
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Registered domain using Route 53, using Cloudflare for DNS, having problems configuring DNS correctly

For poor souls who might have had the same question: you don't need to add NS RRs in Route53 in the hosted zone section. You need to go to your Registered Domains, click the domain you want to modify, ...
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AWS Route 53 Pricing

All prices below are current as of 26th June 2017 and may change. Q1: Route53 is a DNS service, not a domain registration service. To host DNS with Amazon, there is a flat fee of $0.50 per month, or $...
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How to boot EC2 with preset hostname?

To just set the hostname (without Route53), you can use cloud-init configuration in the user-data #cloud-config hostname: mynode fqdn: mynode.example.com manage_etc_hosts: true
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Route 53 - Should I duplicate my SPF records as TXT records?

It's not actually correct that the SPF RR type is the newer standard (in the context of desired SPF behavior). The experimental phase of the SPF specification had a new record type assigned but the ...
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How does Route53 give priority to wildcard subdomains?

DNS will always match the most specific record first. In your case, the wildcard record will act as a fallthrough, catching any requests that don't match the non-wildcard records.
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My domain on AWS Route 53 wont propagate

This was the answer: The name servers displayed on/in the hosted zone are the ones you will want to use. When you have a domain registered with / transferred to AWS, you configure which name servers ...
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Cloudflare + AWS route 53 combined to handle records

okay, after tinkering around. I finally got it working! thanks for everyone for their help. If anyone else is in the same situation as me. Here is what you have to do. I bought the domain from ...
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Wildcard Subdomain (*.example.com) with Amazon Route53 DNS and S3

The @edvinas.me answer is correct. You must create a cloudfront distribution for your bucket. When you create the cloudfront distribution set the alternate Domain Names option to *.example.com. Then ...
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"SOA Serial Number Format is Invalid" warning by mxtoolbox.com - why?

The SOA SERIAL field is specified to be an an unsigned integer value that has special rules for how it wraps around, and consequently also for how serial numbers are compared, etc. RFC1035 defines ...
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AWS Route 53 CNAME - dot at end of target value or not?

From the Route 53 documentation on record values: CNAME — Canonical name The fully qualified domain name (for example, www.example.com) that you want Amazon Route 53 to return in response to ...
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Whitelabel DNS with Amazon Route53

I have done this, please read my article before you actually do this here: http://neonos.net/white-labeled-dns-name-servers-on-amazon-route-53-with-delegation-sets/ The functionality has been ...
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AWS Route 53: How to migrate a hosted zone from one account to another completely?

You can also use jq ("sed for JSON") to convert the JSON output of list-resource-record-sets to the JSON input to change-resource-record-sets: jq '.ResourceRecordSets |{"Changes":[.[] |select(....
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Access Amazon S3 Static Website Through IPv6

AWS has close to none of IPv6 support. However, if you need it really badly there is an ugly solution - you could use their load balancer in front of your static web site. It supports IPv6 but it may ...
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Pointing a domain to AWS Route 53

Here is a simple process to get from registering a new domain to having browser requests arrive at the web server. Yes it could be made more fancy, but the focus is on simple in order to clear away ...
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