Before setting up

Some DNS Provider supports ALIAS record. Here is a list on our document for it. If you had registered APEX domain --  or root domain/naked domain -- (a domain without www, blog or other prefix) for Shifter, you can also input or select the value of CDN raw Hostname  (e.g. def456.cloudfront.net ) which is provided on Shifter's Dashboard.

This help describes two samples of setting up ALIAS record on MuuMuu Domain and Route 53 of AWS.

CloudFront Domain is provided in Information page of your site.
Before accessing DNS Provider, copy the value of CloudFront Domain ( in this case it is def456.cloudfront.net), and paste into notepad, evernote or your favourite stickies.

Add ALIAS record

1. Login to ControlPanel

URL: https://console.aws.amazon.com/route53/home

2. Click [Create Record Set] button to add DNS records

3. Choose routing policy

Select [Simple routing] and click [Next] button

4. Configure records

Click [Define simple record]

5. Add ALIAS record

Let's set up ALIAS record for your domain name.

For example.com

Record name: should be blank

Value/Route traffic to:

Pulldown menu 1: [Alias to CloudFront distribution]

Pulldown menu 2: [US East (N. Virginia) [us-east-1]]

Textarea: def456.cloudfront.net.
RecordType: A – Routes traffic to an IPv4 address and some AWS resources
TTL : 300 (Default)

Then click [Save changes] button

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