AWS CloudFormation
User Guide (API Version 2010-05-15)

Amazon Route 53 AliasTarget Property

AliasTarget is a property of the AWS::Route53::RecordSet resource.

For more information about alias resource record sets, see Creating Alias Resource Record Sets in the Amazon Route 53 Developer Guide.



{ "DNSName" : String, "EvaluateTargetHealth" : Boolean, "HostedZoneId" : String }


DNSName: String EvaluateTargetHealth: Boolean HostedZoneId: String



The DNS name of the load balancer, the domain name of the CloudFront distribution, the website endpoint of the Amazon S3 bucket, or another record set in the same hosted zone that is the target of the alias.

Type: String

Required: Yes


Whether Route 53 checks the health of the resource record sets in the alias target when responding to DNS queries. For more information about using this property, see EvaluateTargetHealth in the Amazon Route 53 API Reference.

Type: Boolean

Required: No


The hosted zone ID. For load balancers, use the canonical hosted zone ID of the load balancer. For Amazon S3, use the hosted zone ID for your bucket's website endpoint. For CloudFront, use Z2FDTNDATAQYW2. For a list of hosted zone IDs of other services, see the relevant service in the AWS Regions and Endpoints.

Type: String

Required: Yes

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