Description

The name of the domain you want to perform the action on.

Enter a fully qualified domain name, for example, www.example.com. You can optionally include a trailing dot. If you omit the trailing dot, Amazon Route 53 still assumes that the domain name that you specify is fully qualified. This means that Amazon Route 53 treats www.example.com (without a trailing dot) and www.example.com. (with a trailing dot) as identical.

For information about how to specify characters other than a-z, 0-9, and - (hyphen) and how to specify internationalized domain names, see DNS Domain Name Format (http://docs.aws.amazon.com/Route53/latest/DeveloperGuide/DomainNameFormat.html) in the Amazon Route 53 Developer Guide.

You can use the asterisk (*) wildcard to replace the leftmost label in a domain name. For example, *.example.com. Note the following:

The * must replace the entire label. For example, you can't specify *prod.example.com

or prod*.example.com.

The * can't replace any of the middle labels, for example, marketing.*.example.com.

If you include * in any position other than the leftmost label in a domain

name, DNS treats it as an * character (ASCII 42), not as a wildcard.

You can't use the * wildcard for resource records sets that have a type

of NS.

You can use the * wildcard as the leftmost label in a domain name, for

example, *.example.com. You cannot use an * for one of the middle labels, for example, marketing.*.example.com. In addition, the * must replace the entire label; for example, you can't specify prod*.example.com.