How To Register A New Domain Name With AWS Route53?
Today we are going to discuss how to register a new domain name with AWS route53 service. If you are building an internet facing web application, you need to have a domain name registered against you. There are multiple domain registrars like GoDaddy or Bluehost available in the market but if you want to register your domain with AWS, you can use AWS Route53 service. You can also migrate an existing domain to Route53.
How To Register A Domain With AWS Route53?
Step 1: Login to AWS management console.
Step 2: Navigate to Route53 and click ‘Registered domains’ and finally click ‘Register domain’.
Step 3: Provide the domain name and select the TLD (top level domain, .com in this demo) that you want to register and click “Check” to check if the domain name is available to buy.
If the domain name is available, click on “Add to cart”. Click “Continue” to go to the next section.
Step 4: Provide your address and contact details and click “Continue”.
Step 5: Review the details and click “Complete Order”.
Note: You can optionally allow auto renew and hide contact information for your domain.
Note: If your contact address is in India, your user agreement is with Amazon Internet Services Pvt. Ltd (AISPL), a local AWS seller in India. To register a domain with Route 53, perform the following steps to pay the fee for registering your domain.
- Go to the Orders and Invoices page in the AWS Management Console.
- In the Payments Due section, find the applicable invoice.
- In the Actions column, choose Verify and Pay.
After you pay the invoice, AWS will complete the domain registration and send the applicable emails.
Note: If the registry requires us to verify the email address for the registrant contact but doesn’t allow us to verify earlier in the process, we send a verification email from one of the following email addresses:
- email@example.com – for TLDs registered by Amazon Registrar.
- firstname.lastname@example.org – for TLDs registered by our registrar associate, Gandi.
To determine who the registrar is for your TLD, see Domains that you can register with Amazon Route 53.
Note: It may take some time (Usually 30 mins) for AWS to complete the domain registration processes. Once your domain registration is completed, you will be able to view your domain under “Registered domains” in Route53 console.
Click on the domain name to get additional details.
Route53 also provides the DNS service, if you want to create a new record for your domain, you can use route53 DNS service. Click on “Manage DNS” and then click “Create record” to create new DNS records.
Hope you have enjoyed this article. To know more about AWS Route53, please refer below official documentation