How to assign a custom domain name to a DB in Route53



  • Simplify database server naming conventions


Prerequisite Knowledge

What is a private host zone?

Private Host Zone
is a container that holds information about how Amazon Route 53 responds to DNS queries for domains and their subdomains within one or more VPCs that you create with the Amazon VPC service.


Route53 Setup Instructions

  • Setting up a private host zone with Route 53
  • Create an AAAA record for the subdomain and specify the IP address of the database server.