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create-hosted-zone

Description

Creates a new public hosted zone, which you use to specify how the Domain Name System (DNS) routes traffic on the Internet for a domain, such as example.com, and its subdomains.

Warning

You can't convert a public hosted zones to a private hosted zone or vice versa. Instead, you must create a new hosted zone with the same name and create new resource record sets.

For more information about charges for hosted zones, see Amazon Route 53 Pricing .

Note the following:

  • You can't create a hosted zone for a top-level domain (TLD).
  • Amazon Route 53 automatically creates a default SOA record and four NS records for the zone. For more information about SOA and NS records, see NS and SOA Records that Amazon Route 53 Creates for a Hosted Zone in the Amazon Route 53 Developer Guide . If you want to use the same name servers for multiple hosted zones, you can optionally associate a reusable delegation set with the hosted zone. See the DelegationSetId element.
  • If your domain is registered with a registrar other than Amazon Route 53, you must update the name servers with your registrar to make Amazon Route 53 your DNS service. For more information, see Configuring Amazon Route 53 as your DNS Service in the Amazon Route 53 Developer Guide .

When you submit a CreateHostedZone request, the initial status of the hosted zone is PENDING . This means that the NS and SOA records are not yet available on all Amazon Route 53 DNS servers. When the NS and SOA records are available, the status of the zone changes to INSYNC .

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Synopsis

  create-hosted-zone
--name <value>
[--vpc <value>]
--caller-reference <value>
[--hosted-zone-config <value>]
[--delegation-set-id <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--name (string)

The name of the domain. For resource record types that include a domain name, specify a fully qualified domain name, for example, www.example.com . The trailing dot is optional; Amazon Route 53 assumes that the domain name is fully qualified. This means that Amazon Route 53 treats www.example.com (without a trailing dot) and www.example.com. (with a trailing dot) as identical.

If you're creating a public hosted zone, this is the name you have registered with your DNS registrar. If your domain name is registered with a registrar other than Amazon Route 53, change the name servers for your domain to the set of NameServers that CreateHostedZone returns in DelegationSet .

--vpc (structure)

(Private hosted zones only) A complex type that contains information about the Amazon VPC that you're associating with this hosted zone.

You can specify only one Amazon VPC when you create a private hosted zone. To associate additional Amazon VPCs with the hosted zone, use AssociateVPCWithHostedZone after you create a hosted zone.

Shorthand Syntax:

VPCRegion=string,VPCId=string

JSON Syntax:

{
  "VPCRegion": "us-east-1"|"us-east-2"|"us-west-1"|"us-west-2"|"eu-west-1"|"eu-west-2"|"eu-west-3"|"eu-central-1"|"ap-southeast-1"|"ap-southeast-2"|"ap-south-1"|"ap-northeast-1"|"ap-northeast-2"|"ap-northeast-3"|"sa-east-1"|"ca-central-1"|"cn-north-1",
  "VPCId": "string"
}

--caller-reference (string)

A unique string that identifies the request and that allows failed CreateHostedZone requests to be retried without the risk of executing the operation twice. You must use a unique CallerReference string every time you submit a CreateHostedZone request. CallerReference can be any unique string, for example, a date/time stamp.

--hosted-zone-config (structure)

(Optional) A complex type that contains the following optional values:

  • For public and private hosted zones, an optional comment
  • For private hosted zones, an optional PrivateZone element

If you don't specify a comment or the PrivateZone element, omit HostedZoneConfig and the other elements.

Note do not include PrivateZone in this input structure. Its value is returned in the output to the command.

Shorthand Syntax:

Comment=string,PrivateZone=boolean

JSON Syntax:

{
  "Comment": "string",
  "PrivateZone": true|false
}

--delegation-set-id (string)

If you want to associate a reusable delegation set with this hosted zone, the ID that Amazon Route 53 assigned to the reusable delegation set when you created it. For more information about reusable delegation sets, see CreateReusableDelegationSet .

--cli-input-json (string) Performs service operation based on the JSON string provided. The JSON string follows the format provided by --generate-cli-skeleton. If other arguments are provided on the command line, the CLI values will override the JSON-provided values. It is not possible to pass arbitrary binary values using a JSON-provided value as the string will be taken literally.

--generate-cli-skeleton (string) Prints a JSON skeleton to standard output without sending an API request. If provided with no value or the value input, prints a sample input JSON that can be used as an argument for --cli-input-json. If provided with the value output, it validates the command inputs and returns a sample output JSON for that command.

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Examples

To create a hosted zone

The following create-hosted-zone command adds a hosted zone named example.com using the caller reference 2014-04-01-18:47. The optional comment includes a space, so it must be enclosed in quotation marks:

aws route53 create-hosted-zone --name example.com --caller-reference 2014-04-01-18:47 --hosted-zone-config Comment="command-line version"

For more information, see Working with Hosted Zones in the Amazon Route 53 Developer Guide.

Output

HostedZone -> (structure)

A complex type that contains general information about the hosted zone.

Id -> (string)

The ID that Amazon Route 53 assigned to the hosted zone when you created it.

Name -> (string)

The name of the domain. For public hosted zones, this is the name that you have registered with your DNS registrar.

For information about how to specify characters other than a-z , 0-9 , and - (hyphen) and how to specify internationalized domain names, see CreateHostedZone .

CallerReference -> (string)

The value that you specified for CallerReference when you created the hosted zone.

Config -> (structure)

A complex type that includes the Comment and PrivateZone elements. If you omitted the HostedZoneConfig and Comment elements from the request, the Config and Comment elements don't appear in the response.

Comment -> (string)

Any comments that you want to include about the hosted zone.

PrivateZone -> (boolean)

A value that indicates whether this is a private hosted zone.

ResourceRecordSetCount -> (long)

The number of resource record sets in the hosted zone.

LinkedService -> (structure)

If the hosted zone was created by another service, the service that created the hosted zone. When a hosted zone is created by another service, you can't edit or delete it using Amazon Route 53.

ServicePrincipal -> (string)

If the health check or hosted zone was created by another service, the service that created the resource. When a resource is created by another service, you can't edit or delete it using Amazon Route 53.

Description -> (string)

If the health check or hosted zone was created by another service, an optional description that can be provided by the other service. When a resource is created by another service, you can't edit or delete it using Amazon Route 53.

ChangeInfo -> (structure)

A complex type that contains information about the CreateHostedZone request.

Id -> (string)

The ID of the request.

Status -> (string)

The current state of the request. PENDING indicates that this request has not yet been applied to all Amazon Route 53 DNS servers.

SubmittedAt -> (timestamp)

The date and time that the change request was submitted in ISO 8601 format and Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). For example, the value 2017-03-27T17:48:16.751Z represents March 27, 2017 at 17:48:16.751 UTC.

Comment -> (string)

A complex type that describes change information about changes made to your hosted zone.

This element contains an ID that you use when performing a GetChange action to get detailed information about the change.

DelegationSet -> (structure)

A complex type that describes the name servers for this hosted zone.

Id -> (string)

The ID that Amazon Route 53 assigns to a reusable delegation set.

CallerReference -> (string)

The value that you specified for CallerReference when you created the reusable delegation set.

NameServers -> (list)

A complex type that contains a list of the authoritative name servers for a hosted zone or for a reusable delegation set.

(string)

VPC -> (structure)

A complex type that contains information about an Amazon VPC that you associated with this hosted zone.

VPCRegion -> (string)

(Private hosted zones only) The region in which you created an Amazon VPC.

VPCId -> (string)

(Private hosted zones only) The ID of an Amazon VPC.

Location -> (string)

The unique URL representing the new hosted zone.