Ensure that all the domain names registered with AWS Route 53 or transferred to AWS Route 53 are renewed 45 (forty five) days before their validity period ends.
This rule resolution is part of the Conformity Security & Compliance tool for AWS.
Renewing your Route 53 domain names at the right time will guarantee you full control over their registration and eliminate the risk of being suspended.
Note 1: The renewal registration fee will be charged to your AWS account and you will get an email with the renewal confirmation once the registration process is completed.
Note 2: This guide assumes that the AWS Route 53 Auto Renew feature is disabled for your registered domain names.
To determine if your Route 53 domain names are about to expire in 45 days, you need to perform the following:Note: 45 days before expiration, AWS will also send you an email with instructions on how to renew the domain name that is about to expire. The notification email will come from firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Remediation / Resolution
AWS Route 53 does not provide a manual method to renew domain names that are about to expire, therefore to make sure your domains are not suspended once their expiration date is reached, you must enable Route 53 automatic renewal. To update your Route 53 domain names configuration and enable automatic renewal, perform the following:
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