Plugin Title Domain Auto Renew
Cloud AWS
Category Route53
Description Ensures domains are set to auto renew through Route53
More Info Domains purchased through Route53 should be set to auto renew. Domains that are not renewed can quickly be acquired by a third-party and cause loss of access for customers.
AWS Link http://docs.aws.amazon.com/Route53/latest/APIReference/api-enable-domain-auto-renew.html
Recommended Action Enable auto renew for the domain


Detailed Remediation Steps

  1. Log into the AWS Management Console.
  2. Select the "Services" option and search for Route53.
  3. Scroll down the left navigation panel and choose "Registered Domains" under "Domains".
  4. Select the "Domain" that needs to be verified for "Domain Auto renew".
  5. Click pn the "Domain Name" as a link to access the configuration settings and under the "Registered doamins" check for "Auto Renew" option. If "Auto renew" is set to "Disable" then the AWS will not automatically renew the registration for the selected domain before the expiration date.
  6. Repeat steps number 2 - 5 to verify other domains in the region.
  7. Navigate to "Route53" and choose "Registered Domains" under "Domains" and click on the "Domain" that need to enable "Auto renew".
  8. Click on the "Domain Name" as a link to access the configuration settings and click on the "Enable" option next to "Auto renew". "Auto renew" feature is now set to "Enabled".
  9. Repeat steps number 7 - 8 to enable auto renew for the domain.

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