In this post we will see how to point a domain to AWS EC2 instance
In the below example we have taken the Godaddy domain and an AWS EC2 instance.
Step -1 Register your custom domain on Godaddy2
Step -2 Open your EC2 instance on AWS
Step -3 Copy the Public IP XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX
Step -4 Login to your Godaddy account and select the domain which you want to use on AWS and launch it.
Step -5 Go to DNS zone file and click on edit button and click on the add record
button and add A Record host and paste the IP address of the AWS EC2 and save the file
Step -6 Now open the AWS instance and go to Route 53 tab and click on the Create Hosted zone button
Step -7 Fill the Godaddy domain in the Domain Name field and save the zone
Step -8 Click on the Checkbox against the created hosted zone and click on the Go to record Sets button
Step -9 Click on the checkbox against the type NS and add the public DNS of ec2 instance and save the record set
Step -10 Now click on the Create record set button and the CName from the drop down and fill the Elastick Beanstalk url like abc.elasticbeanstalk+.com and create the record set