AWS Route 53 API Create Health Check

AWS Route 53 - Create Health Check

Creates a new health check.To create a new health check, send a POST request to the/2013-04-01/healthcheck resource. The request body must include a documentwith a CreateHealthCheckRequest element. The response returns theCreateHealthCheckResponse element, containing the health check ID specifiedwhen adding health check to a resource record set. For information about adding health checksto resource record sets, see ResourceRecordSet:HealthCheckId in ChangeResourceRecordSets. If you are registering EC2 instances with an Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) loadbalancer, do not create Amazon Route 53 health checks for the EC2 instances. When you register anEC2 instance with a load balancer, you configure settings for an ELB health check, whichperforms a similar function to an Amazon Route 53 health check.You can associate health checks with failover resource record sets in a private hostedzone. Note the following:Amazon Route 53 health checkers are outside the VPC. To check the health of an endpointwithin a VPC by IP address, you must assign a public IP address to the instance in theVPC.You can configure a health checker to check the health of an external resource thatthe instance relies on, such as a database server.You can create a CloudWatch metric, associate an alarm with the metric, and then create ahealth check that is based on the state of the alarm. For example, you might create a CloudWatchmetric that checks the status of the Amazon EC2 StatusCheckFailed metric, add analarm to the metric, and then create a health check that is based on the state of thealarm. For information about creating CloudWatch metrics and alarms by using the CloudWatch console,see the Amazon CloudWatch User Guide.

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AWS Route 53


Amazon Route 53 is a highly available and scalable cloud Domain Name System (DNS) web service. It is designed to give developers and businesses an extremely reliable and cost effective way to route end users to Internet applications by translating names like into the numeric IP addresses like that computers use to connect to each other. Amazon Route 53 is fully compliant with IPv6 as well.Amazon Route 53 effectively connects user requests to infrastructure running in AWS – such as Amazon EC2 instances, Elastic Load Balancing load balancers, or Amazon S3 buckets – and can also be used to route users to infrastructure outside of AWS. You can use Amazon Route 53 to configure DNS health checks to route traffic to healthy endpoints or to independently monitor the health of your application and its endpoints. Amazon Route 53 Traffic Flow makes it easy for you to manage traffic globally through a variety of routing types, including Latency Based Routing, Geo DNS, and Weighted Round Robin—all of which can be combined with DNS Failover in order to enable a variety of low-latency, fault-tolerant architectures. Using Amazon Route 53 Traffic Flow’s simple visual editor, you can easily manage how your end-users are routed to your application’s endpoints—whether in a single AWS region or distributed around the globe. Amazon Route 53 also offers Domain Name Registration – you can purchase and manage domain names such as and Amazon Route 53 will automatically configure DNS settings for your domains.

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