Registering a Domain through the AWS CLI

Learn how to register a domain using the AWS CLI.

Getting started

Now that we know what kind of information is needed to register a domain, let’s take a look how we use the AWS CLI to register domains.

Note: Because Route 53 is a global AWS service, all CLI actions need to be performed in the us-east-1 region. This is just an AWS convention to interact with global AWS services through the CLI.

The CLI command to register domains on AWS is route53domains with the subcommand register-domain.

It has a number of required and optional parameters:

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