Solved Validity of creating DNS A Host Records

July 18, 2016 at 11:53:15
Specs: Windows 7
A developer at my work has asked me to create an A record.

He has asked me to point an IP he has purchased which is from AWS to our company which would be Is this possible from our external websites DNS?

I could understand if there is a function on the AWS side but he says it should be possible from our external website management GUI?

I wouldn't have thought this possible otherwise I could point any IP you our domain couldn't I?

Any help is appreciated.

His certainty has got me doubting myself.


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July 18, 2016 at 13:38:02
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Yes. If you control the DNS server hosting that zone ( you can point hostnames to any IP address you like. Note that the relationship is this way round - you point names at dotted-quad addresses, not the other way round.

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