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AWS advice

Post by yezjcn » Fri Aug 16, 2019 10:39 am


I would like my GoDaddy domain to point to a AWS S3 hosted static webpage. Here's what I did:

1. I created 2 buckets on S3 - and
2. The bucket has all my web assets. The other bucket has a redirect to (got this from the AWS S3 docs)
3. In my GoDaddy DNS page, I have pointed my CNAME with Name as 'www' and Value as ''.

When I go to or, no webpage loads. works just fine though.
Any ideas what is wrong? I'm probably missing something basic.

Thanks a lot.

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Re: AWS advice

Post by viovo_jason » Tue Aug 20, 2019 9:42 am

S3 does not allow you to point a domain directly at it, my suggestion would be to use the domain forwarding in the DNS Managed to forward your domain to the S3 URL - If you want to "hide" the amazon URL, you can enable masking when you setup the forward.

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