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[ aws . route53domains ]



Creates a delegation signer (DS) record in the registry zone for this domain name.

Note that creating DS record at the registry impacts DNSSEC validation of your DNS records. This action may render your domain name unavailable on the internet if the steps are completed in the wrong order, or with incorrect timing. For more information about DNSSEC signing, see Configuring DNSSEC signing in the Route 53 developer guide .

See also: AWS API Documentation


--domain-name <value>
--signing-attributes <value>
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]
[--endpoint-url <value>]
[--output <value>]
[--query <value>]
[--profile <value>]
[--region <value>]
[--version <value>]
[--color <value>]
[--ca-bundle <value>]
[--cli-read-timeout <value>]
[--cli-connect-timeout <value>]


--domain-name (string)

The name of the domain.

--signing-attributes (structure)

The information about a key, including the algorithm, public key-value, and flags.

Algorithm -> (integer)

Algorithm which was used to generate the digest from the public key.

Flags -> (integer)

Defines the type of key. It can be either a KSK (key-signing-key, value 257) or ZSK (zone-signing-key, value 256). Using KSK is always encouraged. Only use ZSK if your DNS provider isn't Route 53 and you don’t have KSK available.

If you have KSK and ZSK keys, always use KSK to create a delegations signer (DS) record. If you have ZSK keys only – use ZSK to create a DS record.

PublicKey -> (string)

The base64-encoded public key part of the key pair that is passed to the registry.

Shorthand Syntax:


JSON Syntax:

  "Algorithm": integer,
  "Flags": integer,
  "PublicKey": "string"

--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.

Global Options

--debug (boolean)

Turn on debug logging.

--endpoint-url (string)

Override command's default URL with the given URL.

--no-verify-ssl (boolean)

By default, the AWS CLI uses SSL when communicating with AWS services. For each SSL connection, the AWS CLI will verify SSL certificates. This option overrides the default behavior of verifying SSL certificates.

--no-paginate (boolean)

Disable automatic pagination.

--output (string)

The formatting style for command output.

  • json
  • text
  • table

--query (string)

A JMESPath query to use in filtering the response data.

--profile (string)

Use a specific profile from your credential file.

--region (string)

The region to use. Overrides config/env settings.

--version (string)

Display the version of this tool.

--color (string)

Turn on/off color output.

  • on
  • off
  • auto

--no-sign-request (boolean)

Do not sign requests. Credentials will not be loaded if this argument is provided.

--ca-bundle (string)

The CA certificate bundle to use when verifying SSL certificates. Overrides config/env settings.

--cli-read-timeout (int)

The maximum socket read time in seconds. If the value is set to 0, the socket read will be blocking and not timeout. The default value is 60 seconds.

--cli-connect-timeout (int)

The maximum socket connect time in seconds. If the value is set to 0, the socket connect will be blocking and not timeout. The default value is 60 seconds.


OperationId -> (string)

The identifier for tracking the progress of the request. To query the operation status, use GetOperationDetail .