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RegisterDomain

This operation registers a domain. Domains are registered by the AWS registrar partner, Gandi. For some top-level domains (TLDs), this operation requires extra parameters.

When you register a domain, Amazon Route 53 does the following:

  • Creates a Amazon Route 53 hosted zone that has the same name as the domain. Amazon Route 53 assigns four name servers to your hosted zone and automatically updates your domain registration with the names of these name servers.

  • Enables autorenew, so your domain registration will renew automatically each year. We'll notify you in advance of the renewal date so you can choose whether to renew the registration.

  • Optionally enables privacy protection, so WHOIS queries return contact information for our registrar partner, Gandi, instead of the information you entered for registrant, admin, and tech contacts.

  • If registration is successful, returns an operation ID that you can use to track the progress and completion of the action. If the request is not completed successfully, the domain registrant is notified by email.

  • Charges your AWS account an amount based on the top-level domain. For more information, see Amazon Route 53 Pricing.

Request Syntax

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{ "AdminContact": { "AddressLine1": "string", "AddressLine2": "string", "City": "string", "ContactType": "string", "CountryCode": "string", "Email": "string", "ExtraParams": [ { "Name": "string", "Value": "string" } ], "Fax": "string", "FirstName": "string", "LastName": "string", "OrganizationName": "string", "PhoneNumber": "string", "State": "string", "ZipCode": "string" }, "AutoRenew": boolean, "DomainName": "string", "DurationInYears": number, "IdnLangCode": "string", "PrivacyProtectAdminContact": boolean, "PrivacyProtectRegistrantContact": boolean, "PrivacyProtectTechContact": boolean, "RegistrantContact": { "AddressLine1": "string", "AddressLine2": "string", "City": "string", "ContactType": "string", "CountryCode": "string", "Email": "string", "ExtraParams": [ { "Name": "string", "Value": "string" } ], "Fax": "string", "FirstName": "string", "LastName": "string", "OrganizationName": "string", "PhoneNumber": "string", "State": "string", "ZipCode": "string" }, "TechContact": { "AddressLine1": "string", "AddressLine2": "string", "City": "string", "ContactType": "string", "CountryCode": "string", "Email": "string", "ExtraParams": [ { "Name": "string", "Value": "string" } ], "Fax": "string", "FirstName": "string", "LastName": "string", "OrganizationName": "string", "PhoneNumber": "string", "State": "string", "ZipCode": "string" } }

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.

AdminContact

Provides detailed contact information.

Type: ContactDetail object

Required: Yes

AutoRenew

Indicates whether the domain will be automatically renewed (true) or not (false). Autorenewal only takes effect after the account is charged.

Default: true

Type: Boolean

Required: No

DomainName

The domain name that you want to register.

Constraints: The domain name can contain only the letters a through z, the numbers 0 through 9, and hyphen (-). Internationalized Domain Names are not supported.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 255.

Required: Yes

DurationInYears

The number of years that you want to register the domain for. Domains are registered for a minimum of one year. The maximum period depends on the top-level domain. For the range of valid values for your domain, see Domains that You Can Register with Amazon Route 53 in the Amazon Route 53 Developer Guide.

Default: 1

Type: Integer

Valid Range: Minimum value of 1. Maximum value of 10.

Required: Yes

IdnLangCode

Reserved for future use.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 3.

Required: No

PrivacyProtectAdminContact

Whether you want to conceal contact information from WHOIS queries. If you specify true, WHOIS ("who is") queries will return contact information for our registrar partner, Gandi, instead of the contact information that you enter.

Default: true

Type: Boolean

Required: No

PrivacyProtectRegistrantContact

Whether you want to conceal contact information from WHOIS queries. If you specify true, WHOIS ("who is") queries will return contact information for our registrar partner, Gandi, instead of the contact information that you enter.

Default: true

Type: Boolean

Required: No

PrivacyProtectTechContact

Whether you want to conceal contact information from WHOIS queries. If you specify true, WHOIS ("who is") queries will return contact information for our registrar partner, Gandi, instead of the contact information that you enter.

Default: true

Type: Boolean

Required: No

RegistrantContact

Provides detailed contact information.

Type: ContactDetail object

Required: Yes

TechContact

Provides detailed contact information.

Type: ContactDetail object

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

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{ "OperationId": "string" }

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response.

The following data is returned in JSON format by the service.

OperationId

Identifier for tracking the progress of the request. To use this ID to query the operation status, use GetOperationDetail.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 255.

Errors

For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.

DomainLimitExceeded

The number of domains has exceeded the allowed threshold for the account.

HTTP Status Code: 400

DuplicateRequest

The request is already in progress for the domain.

HTTP Status Code: 400

InvalidInput

The requested item is not acceptable. For example, for an OperationId it may refer to the ID of an operation that is already completed. For a domain name, it may not be a valid domain name or belong to the requester account.

HTTP Status Code: 400

OperationLimitExceeded

The number of operations or jobs running exceeded the allowed threshold for the account.

HTTP Status Code: 400

TLDRulesViolation

The top-level domain does not support this operation.

HTTP Status Code: 400

UnsupportedTLD

Amazon Route 53 does not support this top-level domain.

HTTP Status Code: 400

Example

RegisterDomain Example

Sample Request

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POST / HTTP/1.1 host:route53domains.us-east-1.amazonaws.com x-amz-date:20140711T205230Z authorization:AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential=AKIAIOSFODNN7EXAMPLE/20140711/us-east-1/route53domains/aws4_request, SignedHeaders=content-length;content-type;host;user-agent;x-amz-date;x-amz-target, Signature=[calculated-signature] x-amz-target:Route53Domains_v20140515.RegisterDomain user-agent:aws-sdk-java/1.8.3 Linux/2.6.18-164.el5PAE Java_HotSpot (TM )_Server_VM/24.60-b09/1.7.0_60 content-type:application/x-amz-json-1.1 content-length:[number of characters in the JSON string] { "DomainName":"example.com", "DurationInYears":1, "AutoRenew":true, "AdminContact":{ "FirstName":"John", "MiddleName":"Richard", "LastName":"Doe", "ContactType":"PERSON", "OrganizationName":"", "AddressLine1":"123 Any Street", "AddressLine2":"", "City":"Any Town", "State":"WA", "CountryCode":"US", "ZipCode":"98101", "PhoneNumber":"+2065550100", "Email":"john@example.com", "Fax":"+2065550101" }, "RegistrantContact":{ "FirstName":"John", "MiddleName":"Richard", "LastName":"Doe", "ContactType":"PERSON", "OrganizationName":"", "AddressLine1":"123 Any Street", "AddressLine2":"", "City":"Any Town", "State":"WA", "CountryCode":"US", "ZipCode":"98101", "PhoneNumber":"+2065550100", "Email":"john@example.com", "Fax":"+2065550101" }, "TechContact":{ "FirstName":"John", "MiddleName":"Richard", "LastName":"Doe", "ContactType":"PERSON", "OrganizationName":"", "AddressLine1":"123 Any Street", "AddressLine2":"", "City":"Any Town", "State":"WA", "CountryCode":"US", "ZipCode":"98101", "PhoneNumber":"+2065550100", "Email":"john@example.com", "Fax":"+2065550101" }, "PrivacyProtectAdminContact":true, "PrivacyProtectRegistrantContact":true, "PrivacyProtectTechContact":true }

Sample Response

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HTTP/1.1 200 Content-Length:[number of characters in the JSON string] { "OperationId":"308c56712-faa4-40fe-94c8-b423069de3f6" }

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: