Prior to installing and configuring the Recovery Kit for Route 53™, be sure your configuration meets the following requirements.

  • Instances need to have an access to Amazon Route 53 service endpoint,, with HTTPS protocol. Please configure EC2 and the OS properly.
  • Register an appropriate domain name for Amazon Route 53.
  • In order for LifeKeeper to operate AWS, an IAM user or an IAM role with the following access privilege is required. Please configure IAM roles for Amazon EC2 or the AWS CLI appropriately so that it can be accessed from root user of the Amazon EC2 instance.
    • route53:GetChange
    • route53:ListHostedZones
    • route53:ChangeResourceRecordSets
    • route53:ListResourceRecordSets

LifeKeeper Software:

You need to install the same version of LifeKeeper software and patches on each server. For the specific LifeKeeper requirements, please refer to the Technical Documentation or the SPS for Linux Release Notes.

SIOS recommends using Quorum/Witness when using the Recovery Kit for Route 53™. Please refer to Quorum/Witness for more information.


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