This document is a part four of four articles:

I. Registering a domain name

II. Adding verification DNS records

III. Assigning a domain name to the site and create a new artifact

IV. Adding DNS records for production


IV. Adding DNS records for production

After completed domain verification, let's set up ALIAS and CNAME records to make your site publicly available.

Set them up on Route 53 on this sample.

1. Login to ControlPanel

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

2. Click the [Create Record Set] button to add validation 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]]

Input area: copied DNS record (in this sample, def456.cloudfront.net.)
RecordType: A – Routes traffic to an IPv4 address and some AWS resources
TTL : 300 (Default)

Then click [Save changes] button

6. Click [Create Record Set] button to add CNAME records

7. Choose routing policy

Select [Simple routing] and click [Next] button

8. Configure records

Click [Define simple record]

9. Add CNAME record

For www.example.com

Record name: www

Value/Route traffic to:

Pulldown: [IP address or another value depending on the record type]

Input area: copied DNS record (in this sample, abcd123.on.grshifter.io)
RecordType: CNAME – Routes traffic to another domain name and to some AWS resources
TTL : 300 (Default)

Click [Define Simple records] button.

10. All records are set.

11. Confirm settings

That's all!

Your domain points to Shifter's URL

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