DomainEntry - Amazon Lightsail


Describes a domain recordset entry.



The ID of the domain recordset entry.

Type: String

Pattern: .*\S.*

Required: No


When true, specifies whether the domain entry is an alias used by the Lightsail load balancer. You can include an alias (A type) record in your request, which points to a load balancer DNS name and routes traffic to your load balancer.

Type: Boolean

Required: No


The name of the domain.

Type: String

Required: No


(Deprecated) The options for the domain entry.


In releases prior to November 29, 2017, this parameter was not included in the API response. It is now deprecated.

Type: String to string map

Required: No


The target IP address (e.g.,, or AWS name server (e.g.,

For Lightsail load balancers, the value looks like For Lightsail distributions, the value looks like For Lightsail container services, the value looks like Be sure to also set isAlias to true when setting up an A record for a Lightsail load balancer, distribution, or container service.

Type: String

Required: No


The type of domain entry, such as address for IPv4 (A), address for IPv6 (AAAA), canonical name (CNAME), mail exchanger (MX), name server (NS), start of authority (SOA), service locator (SRV), or text (TXT).

The following domain entry types can be used:

  • A

  • AAAA


  • MX

  • NS

  • SOA

  • SRV

  • TXT

Type: String

Required: No

See Also

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