Lightsail CDN Tutorial: How-To Use Route 53 to create Alias records for Root Domains

In this video I will show you how to point root domains to your Lightsail CDN service.

If you have followed my previous videos on setting up Lightsail CDN you know that the when you create a CDN, Lightsail assigns a domain name; something that starts with d3434343.cloudfront.net.

If you want to point your own domain to this cloudfront.net based domain you have to create CNAME records however many DNS hosting providers or domain registrars do not allow creating CNAME records for the root domain; that is without www. So in this video I will show you how to use Route 53 DNS service to point the root domain and the www domain to your CDN cloudfront.net domain.