The lab provides a basic understanding of Amazon Route 53. It will demonstrate the basic steps required to get started with Route 53, including creating, editing, and deleting simple DNS records within a Hosted Zone (HZ), and creating and testing simple health check and associated failover records. Prerequisites for this lab: basic understanding of IP networking, DNS addressing and host name resolution. Students should also have taken the following three labs at a minimum prior to taking this lab: 1) Introduction to Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), 2) Introduction to Simple Storage Service (s3), and 3) Introduction to Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC).For the lab to function as written, please DO NOT change the auto assigned region.
This lab will demonstrate how to leverage traffic policies under Amazon Route 53 Traffic Flow to route traffic across 3 different AWS regions depending on the end-user's location. The regions chosen for this lab are - US East (Northern Virginia), South America (Sao Paulo) and EU (Frankfurt). To successfully complete this lab, you should be familiar with the Amazon Route 53 service at a basic level, as well as creating instances with the EC2 Console, launching stacks with AWS CloudFormation, and using Elastic Load Balancing. You should have at a minimum taken the labs - Introduction to Amazon Route 53, Introduction to AWS CloudFormation, and Working with Elastic Load Balancing.