AWS Route 53 API Create Hosted Zone

AWS Route 53 - Create Hosted Zone

Creates a new public hosted zone, used to specify how the Domain Name System (DNS)routes traffic on the Internet for a domain, such as, and its subdomains. ImportantPublic hosted zones can't be converted to a private hosted zone or vice versa.Instead, create a new hosted zone with the same name and create new resource recordsets.Send a POST request to the /2013-04-01/hostedzone resource. The request body must include a documentwith a CreateHostedZoneRequest element. The response returns theCreateHostedZoneResponse element containing metadata about the hostedzone.Fore more information about charges for hosted zones, see Amazon Route 53 Pricing.Note the following:You can't create a hosted zone for a top-level domain (TLD).Amazon Route 53 automatically creates a default SOA record and four NS records for the zone.For more information about SOA and NS records, see NS and SOA Records that Amazon Route 53 Creates for a Hosted Zone in the Amazon Route 53 Developer Guide.If your domain is registered with a registrar other than Amazon Route 53, you must update thename servers with your registrar to make Amazon Route 53 your DNS service. For more information, seeConfiguring Amazon Route 53 as your DNSService in the Amazon Route 53 Developer's Guide.After creating a zone, its initial status is PENDING. This means that itis not yet available on all DNS servers. The status of the zone changes to INSYNCwhen the NS and SOA records are available on all Amazon Route 53 DNS servers. When trying to create a hosted zone using a reusable delegation set, specify anoptional DelegationSetId, and Amazon Route 53 would assign those 4 NS records for the zone, instead ofallotting a new one.

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AWS Route 53


Amazon Route 53 is a highly available and scalable cloud Domain Name System (DNS) web service. It is designed to give developers and businesses an extremely reliable and cost effective way to route end users to Internet applications by translating names like into the numeric IP addresses like that computers use to connect to each other. Amazon Route 53 is fully compliant with IPv6 as well.Amazon Route 53 effectively connects user requests to infrastructure running in AWS – such as Amazon EC2 instances, Elastic Load Balancing load balancers, or Amazon S3 buckets – and can also be used to route users to infrastructure outside of AWS. You can use Amazon Route 53 to configure DNS health checks to route traffic to healthy endpoints or to independently monitor the health of your application and its endpoints. Amazon Route 53 Traffic Flow makes it easy for you to manage traffic globally through a variety of routing types, including Latency Based Routing, Geo DNS, and Weighted Round Robin—all of which can be combined with DNS Failover in order to enable a variety of low-latency, fault-tolerant architectures. Using Amazon Route 53 Traffic Flow’s simple visual editor, you can easily manage how your end-users are routed to your application’s endpoints—whether in a single AWS region or distributed around the globe. Amazon Route 53 also offers Domain Name Registration – you can purchase and manage domain names such as and Amazon Route 53 will automatically configure DNS settings for your domains.

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