aws route 53 domain name service

The AWS Route 53 service allows users to create a domain name service that routes traffic from your domain to web servers.

Example setup for a Route 53 domain -> load balancer -> EC2 instance:

Sample architecture diagram for a route 53 service to load balancer that routes to ec2

Note: The AWS domain name registration is roughly $10/year. This will then be added to the hosted zones area of the AWS console.

Tip: If you have issues connecting to an elastic load balancer for the service, always start by checking the security groups.