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This is new to me so please excuse me if I have no idea what I'm talking about (: I'm trying to set up my own CDN with CloudFront and S3 through a subdomain by adding a CNAME to that subdomain to point to the CloudFront.

It seems like I get a 403 when trying to load the file, this is the original s3 link : ; which seems to be working after setting the permission to everyone to open / download. But when trying to use the subdomain to request the file : ; it seems like I get that 403.

Could anyone help me out with this one ?

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You've to add the CNAME to the CloudFront distribution's settings as well. Simply goto AWS Console > CloudFront > Distribution > Distribution Settings > Alternate Domain Names(CNAMEs) and add the CNAME value over there.

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what if I have the CNAME added? I'm getting 403 Error: ERROR The request could not be satisfied. Bad request. – Kalvin Klien Jun 4 '15 at 18:22

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