Using Terraform to set up AWS Route 53 Hosted Zones

  1. What’s an AWS Route 53 Hosted Zone?

A Hosted Zone is basically a domain. i.e. a single zone file with all domain information.

https://docs.aws.amazon.com/Route53/latest/DeveloperGuide/AboutHZWorkingWith.html

See also https://stackoverflow.com/questions/12664671/amazon-route-53-what-do-hosted-zones-and-queries-mean-exactly

 

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https://medium.com/@maxbeatty/using-terraform-to-manage-dns-records-b338f42b50dc

Terraform: security_groups vs vpc_security_group_ids

Basically, just use vpc_security_group_ids.

  • security_groups – (Optional, EC2-Classic and default VPC only) A list of security group names to associate with.