AWS Classroom Notes – 02/Mar/2020

Route 53

  • DNS as a Service
  • DNS
    • Name to IP Resolution
    • Alias Names
  • Domain Name Seller
    • GoDaddy
    • Amazon
    • Google
    • Microsoft
  • NameServer
    • Will have records mapping Name to ip address

Process of Pointing a Domain name to AWS Resource

  • Create a Hosted zone in Route 53 with your domain name
  • From recordsets, take the records of type ns and update to the Domain nameservers
  • Now add a records set for *.domain and add Alias record with ipaddress or targets (ELB, ALB, S3 and many)
  • It takes time for the server records to be update to all the name servers
nslookup <domainname>

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