How to create an alias record on Route 53 using TypeScript and AWS CDK.

Alex
3 min readJan 3, 2024

Using AWS CDK instead of CloudFormation.

AWS DNS record

Maybe you have two or more domains registered and to change DNS is more difficult or not an option. Alias records will map a DNS name to a particular AWS resource, such as an Elastic Load Balancer, an S3 bucket or a Cloudfront distribution. Using an alias record to route traffic to an AWS resource…

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Alex

DevOps Lead @evinova, former Dynatrace Solutions Engineer. Cheerleader in Chief for KMMX, Technical Writer & International Speaker, Dad & 2 cats.