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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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"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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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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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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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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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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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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"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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How to export a hosted zone in AWS Route 53?

No need of additional software installations. You need only awscli. Here is what I just wrote. It is simple and works like charm. #!/bin/bash -e # # Author: Peycho Dimitrov # # DESCRIPTION # # ...
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Who needs to serve the SOA-record for a child zone?

Every server that considers itself authoritative for a zone will have a SOA record for that zone. As such, the server for the child zone will serve its own SOA record. If Server A considers itself ...
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Deleted then recreated Route 53 hosted zones, now website not working

Leave the NS and SOA records alone. When you delete a hosted zone and then put it back, you're not exactly putting it back. You're just creating one similar to (but not identical to) the original. ...
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How do I redirect www to non-www in Route53?

I was able to get this set up by leveraging an additional S3 bucket. I want my website to be accessible at the non-www example.com. In my case, example.com is set up with a route 53 hosted zone, a s3 ...
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Multiple, replicated DNS providers with Route 53

Route 53 does not support zone transfers. DNS Zone Transfers (AXFR/IXFR) support for Route53 is a hotly asked for feature, and is one that we will consider adding in the future. https://forums....
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Add sub domain in AWS Route 53

The key trick in setting up a subdomain is linking the subdomain with the parent domain through a set of name servers - NS records. I.e. the subdomain.example.com is known to its set of nameservers (...
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AWS Solution for wildcard subdomains (with SSL)

Sure AWS can do that. Set a wildcard CNAME record *.example.com in Route53 that points to your AWS ELB (Elastic Load Balancer), AWS ALB (Application Load Balancer) or directly to your HTTP Server. If ...
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How resolve Route53 private dns name inside EC2 instances?

It seems that .local is treated differently. Creating new private hosted zones with myCompany.com and myCompany.internal works perfectly.
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DNS isues with AWS Route53 hosted zone / nameservers

Your glue records are correct. That isn't the issue. The problem is, you didn't configure the localroute.net domain, itself, to actually use the white label servers, even though you've configured ...
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