Update Route53 the right way, with a text config file that you can version. Use your existing revision control & user permissions, then let the tool convert your human-understandable config into all the right AWS jargon.
npm install -g sync53
Usage: sync53 [options] [command]Commands:import [options] [<zones>...] Import DNS information from Route53check <config> Validate <config>diff <config> [<zones>...] Diff Route53 against <config>commit <config> [zones...] Commit <config> to Route53clean <config> [<zones>...] List stale records in Route53Options:-h, --help output usage information-V, --version output the version number-v, --verbose Verbose output--silent Silent output (only errors)--proxy <proxy> URL to proxy requests through-k, --key <key> AWS Access Key-s, --secret <secret> AWS Secret
If you define the
AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY in your environment you won't need to constantly specify them on the CLI.
zones... is available to optionally filter the zones being imported/exported, it does exact matching for now.
sync53 import -o <file> will give you a local JSON (with comment support) config file.
"zones" :"example.com" :// Records below that don't specify a `ttl` property will inherit this one"ttl" : "5 minutes""records" :// Simplest possible record, single resources IP"example.com" :"A" : "127.0.0.1"// Records with multiple entries use an array"multiple.example.com" :"A" :"127.0.0.2""127.0.0.3""127.0.0.4""ttl" : "10 days"// Simple aliases to records in the same zone use a bare `alias` property// Since aliases can't be differentiated from a resource an// explicit type field is required"alias.example.com" :"type" : "A""alias" : "example.com"// Multiple records for a single DNS entry are coalesced into an array"latency.example.com" :......"otherdomain.com" : ..."anotherone.net" : ...
(Other examples of available config options are available in the examples folder)
Changes made to this local config can then be written back to Route53 using
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