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How do I mask as a subdomain (static) using dns entries?

My Amazon bucket name is

CNAME entry is: static CNAME (this is setup through ENOM's host record manager)

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Buckets are accessible using <bucket_name> Amazon provides a few options on how to access these resources using alternate means. Details are provided in the S3 docs.

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When I do that, <bucket_name> turns into <bucket_name> with an extra period which breaks it – Webnet Nov 14 '10 at 23:14
@Webnet That period is actually the DNS system signifying an absolute domain name. Your CNAME resolves fine for me. – Rob Olmos Nov 14 '10 at 23:40
Looks like is working just fine. I'm getting an Access Denied error from AWS. – EEAA Nov 14 '10 at 23:40
Bah you're right, now that I've stepped away for a while it's resolving. – Webnet Nov 15 '10 at 0:20

In addition to what ErikA said, it's worth noting that you can't use SSL with a custom hostname like yours. Since your question included HTTPS in the URL, I assume that's something you're looking to do.

Since Amazon doesn't have your SSL certificate, they can't authenticate HTTPS traffic for your domain.

More info:

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Is this still the case in 2015? – Chris Harrison Jun 16 '15 at 10:00
@ChrisHarrison Though late,but yes. You need to upload your certificate files to AWS via CLI (no other way) and configure it to work for a custom domain – KillABug May 12 at 11:54

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