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Ali Abbas
Ali Abbas

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Why AWS named it Route 53?

Ah! Recently I'm using Route 53 and Amazon Lightsail. I was just wondering why is it called Route 53.
Does anyone has the reason?

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Francesco Maglia

dns default port is 53, which is defined in this rfc at section 4.2 (tools.ietf.org/html/rfc1035).

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Ben Halpern

I really hate the AWS logos

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Francesco Maglia

Yeah look like my grandma designed them with powerpoint