Subdomain on separate account in cpanel what about Route 53 zones

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I have domain.com and sudomain.domain.com in cpanel
I am going to use Route 53 but what about Hosted zones?

Do I need to create two hosted zones ?

As these in cpanel account have two different zones does it not make sense
to do the same here ?

If I have to put the subdomain dns into one zone as main then is there any tool to merge them?
I tried but I get errors

Edited by: letmeaskplease on Feb 10, 2020 10:04 AM

asked 3 years ago74 views
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Hi,

Technically, you can create a separate hosted zone for a subdomain, but for most folks it imposes unnecessary complexity. Here's the simplest way to route internet traffic for a domain and subdomain:

  1. Create a hosted zone for the domain. See "Creating a Public Hosted Zone" in the Route 53 Developer Guide:

https://docs.aws.amazon.com/Route53/latest/DeveloperGuide/CreatingHostedZone.html

  1. Create a record for domain.com. See "Creating Records by Using the Amazon Route 53 Console":

https://docs.aws.amazon.com/Route53/latest/DeveloperGuide/resource-record-sets-creating.html

  1. Create a record for subdomain.domain.com. In the Route 53 console, the default name for a record is the name of the hosted zone, so all you type in the Name field is the subdomain part of the name.

Scott

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answered 3 years ago

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