Amazon CloudFront is a content delivery network (CDN) offered by Amazon Web Services.

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How to disable Last-Modified and ETag headers in a static website hosted on S3 + CloudFront?

Background: there are good reasons to want to disable Last-Modified and ETag headers for some website assets: to prevent browsers sending conditional requests (either using If-Modified-Since or If-...
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AWS CloudFront doesn't find my ELB as an origin in Mumbai region

I have my infra setup in AWS singapore region. Now I want to migrate to Mumbai region. I have launched 2 EC2 instances in AWS Mumbai region and deployed my web application and kept behind ELB which ...
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AWS Cloudfront + Load Balancer, url changes from main domain to load balancer subdomain

My setup is as follows: user types example.com on the browser request goes to AWS CloudFront, which redirects HTTP to HTTPS, and forwards the request to the AWS Elastic LoadBalancer (elb.example.com)...
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How to sign Url on behalf of a certain origin access identity (cloud front)

I want two origin access identities for cloud front (and s3). One that can just view content , and another , that can just put content (and maybe another that can just delete ) I know I can create an ...
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Access denied for sub-paths on CloudFront

I have a distribution on Cloudfront that use a S3 bucket. The first page works but not he sub-paths. For example, when I go to 'www.example.com' it works but not 'www.example.com/admin'. I always ...
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Amazon route 53 + cloudfront + s3 -> with angularjs2 app in ec2

I am really confused about the setup I need for my angularjs2 app. It's simply a SPA application with html5 mode urls and all I want is: requests to www.mydomain.com/blabla... will be redirected ...
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openssl tool cannot get certificate from CloudFront, does anyone know why?

Im writing a script to check the SSL expiry dates of all my domains. This works for my normal sites: echo | openssl s_client -connect $domain:443 2> /dev/null | openssl x509 -noout -enddate ...
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S3/Cloudfront CORS working on some files only

I'm really struggling to get Cloudfront and S3 to add Access-Control-Allow-Origin: * to the headers of video files stored on S3 (for inline video on iPhones - seems to be working everywhere else ...
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AWS CloudFront Default Root Object and subdirectories

I'm hosting a Jekyll blog on S3 and CloudFront. Setting the default document on S3 works fine and all sub folders natively go to index.html. On my CloudFront distribution, I have set the Default Root ...
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Should I use a single SSL certificate for example.com and www.example.com?

I have a website (hosted by Amazon S3) which redirects example.com to www.example.com. I am setting up an Amazon CloudFront distribution for this website, and would like the same redirection to work ...
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CloudFront Object Caching: “Use Origin Cache Headers” vs “Customize”

When creating a CloudFront Distribution, I can choose "Object Caching" - either "Use Origin Cache Headers" or "Customize". "Customize" allows me to set Minimum, Maximum and Default TTL values. Does "...
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EC2 with AWS CloudFront?

IN SHORT How do I connect to the nearest EC2 instances using CloudFront to achive geolocation based Content Distribution? I want to do a geo-location based content distribution, so that the end user ...
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Does CloudFront support S3 signature version 4 for KMS encrypted objects?

I'm using Cloudfront with an S3 origin that is using KMS to encrypt objects. I'm getting the following error when sending a GET request for an object in the S3 bucket. Requests specifying Server ...
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Passing User-Agent through Cloudfront for Facebook scraper

This question is borderline stackoverflow/serverfault, so don't hold it against me that it's here please :) I have a service hosted on AWS, nginx with node.js behind it. I have a cloudfront ...
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Cloudfront is extremely slow, auto compression is already enabled

I have cloudfront sourcing from s3 bucket. However, the load speed is many times slower than s3 The example url is here. It's merely 500KB but taking over 40 seconds to load. I already have Compress ...
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CloudFront wasn't able to connect to the origin.

I'm trying to set up an A record that points to my cloudfront url. When I do that, I get the following error when I access my cloudfront url: "CloudFront wasn't able to connect to the origin." does ...
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Reverse Proxy on cloudfront

I have an angular site / web application (Lets call this www.mysite.com) hosted on Amazon S3 as a static website. This s3 bucket serves as the origin for a cloudfront distribution and it works ...
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Can AWS support RTMP based Live Streaming with CloudFront or CloudFormation

As far as i understand reading all these articles: docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonCloudFront/latest/DeveloperGuide/distribution-rtmp.html docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonCloudFront/latest/DeveloperGuide/...
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Amazon CloudFront CORS specific delay

I am experiencing a delay between the serving of CORS requests but direct requests are served fine. I am using this to distribute media streams via HTTP so it is very important to reduce the startup ...
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Cache-Control not working in AWS S3 object Metadata

Follow-up to my original question: No Cache-Control Header for files from AWS CloudFront with S3 Origin Im serving up static files using AWS CloudFront with AWS S3 as the origin. I tried to set the ...
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No Cache-Control Header for files from AWS CloudFront with S3 Origin

We just migrated to Amazon AWS. We currently have an EC2 instance that's working well. It's running Nginx in front and Apache in the back-end. That's running well also. All sites are launched properly ...
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How to edit response header of Amazon s3

http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonCloudFront/latest/DeveloperGuide/ServingCompressedFiles.html According to the above doc, for cloud-front to gzip compress files it receives from origin, the response ...
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Blue/Green deployments with CloudFront with equal proportion

Two CloudFront Distributions : The option I attempted was to have two separate CloudFront Web Distributions, one for a static site in s3 bucket (A version) and other for another static site in s3 ...
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How can I get a preflight OPTIONS request to work with CloudFront and Signed Cookies?

I have an AWS CloudFront behavior that is configured to allow OPTIONS requests so I can enable cookies to be sent in cross domain ajax requests. My browser (Chrome) requires the OPTIONS preflight ...
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Cloudfront origin direct requests to a parent path

I'm trying to set up mydomain.com/help that should pull content from mydomainhelp.otherdomain.com I was told to use a apache mod_proxy, but I'm not a big fan of that approach. I was wondering if I ...
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How do I route Cloudfront with multiple origins?

So I have 2 Wordpress sites hosted as such http://siteA.mydomain.com http://siteB.mydomain.com I have a distribution created that has the 2 domains above as the origin. siteA.mydomain.com ...
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Stop CloudFront from serving whole website

I've followed a guide to set up CloudFront to use as a CDN on my Wordpress website. It was done using this guide. Everything that WP Super Cache specifies is served by CloudFront however if a user ...
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CloudFront CDN breaks due to DirectorySlash behavior of Apache

My CDN domain is set to www.mysite.com, and it reads from origin.mysite.com. mod_dir is enabled on apache, and so any request without a trailing slash is redirected with a 301 to the equivalent URL ...
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How to make amazon s3 files fast from anywhere in the planet?

I'm working on a project with user created content, users basically upload long mp3 files to the server which can then be played by other users. Recently users not from europe reported slow "seek ...
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Access-Control-Allow-Origin header missing from a response

I'm trying to debug an issue. On one of my sites, the font files are not loading correctly. Someone has reported this error in the inspector log: Font from origin 'http://d1h0r2f9g9fk4d.cloudfront....
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AWS CloudFront Limit Origin Access

I am averaging 12,000 page views per day, but my cloudfront is getting around 6 million requests for images and fonts every day. I suppose it is possible that all of these requests are coming from my ...
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Cloudwatch metrics for Cloudfront real time (or close as possible)

I've got a large amount of video/audio files on S3 buckets that are published via CloudFront with protected URLs, everything is working fine, restrictions and accesses time out and are all OK. The ...
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understanding CloudFront log file

I'm setting up a processing pipeline for CloudFront log files. Reading the documentation, my understanding is that CF will create one log file per hour per distribution, but that's not what I'm ...
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Is possible to change path to server certificate in AWS IAM

I have a problem to use my server certificate in CloudFront of AWS. When I added my server certificate I didn't know that if I'm going to use it in the CloudFront, I needed to add the param --path /...
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Route 53 configuration for Cloudfront distribution linked to S3 bucket for naked domain

I am using route 53 for a domain (example.com) linked to my app on Heroku. To handle naked domain redirection, I am using a S3 bucket as explained here: https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/root-domain-...
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Can I use CloudFront to serve a WordPress blog from the same domain, but a different server?

We have a website that we serve from Elastic Beanstalk (AWS), and it all works great. We use the built-in load balancer to serve our site over HTTPS, etc. Our database is separated through the RDS ...
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How to set up AWS Cloudfront for dynamic number of domains for a dynamic site?

THE SETUP We have a webs/wix/etc-like website management system we are trying to use with CloudFront. It has the following domains and subdomains. - ourdomain: our main website - admin.ourdomain: ...
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How Do I Mask the CDN Domain with My Own Domain Name?

So i've been trying out cloudfront from AWS. Why is the URL 'example.com' resolving to 'example.com.s3.eu-west-1.amazonaws.com' in the Address Bar? I've tried googling loads of questions with this ...
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AWS - Map URL to API Backend (Apache ProxyPass Like)

I have a web architecture using Apache as front-end and Nodejs as back-end. I want to migrate this architecture to AWS. Node.js is going to be an Elastic Beanstalk and Apache will be stored on Amazon ...
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CloudFront Distribution for Origins in Multiple Regions

Is there a way to point CloudFront to different origin servers based on location? We currently use Route53 latency-based routing to direct traffic to east or west region elastic load balancers. ...
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CloudFront alias for https site

Our website is completely configured on SSL and all links of images and others are coming via https://www.example.com/.. This is one of the requirement of site Now, if I need to setup the CloudFront ...
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CloudFront + S3 Access Denied Using Signed Cookies

I'm trying to integrate signed cookies for a CloudFront distribution that's fed off of an S3 bucket but getting access denied error messages: <Error> <Code>AccessDenied</Code> ...
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Blue/Green deployments with CloudFront

I'm looking for a way to do Blue/Green deployments with CloudFront. Does anyone have a good solution for moving from one CloudFront distribution to another or does everyone really just create their ...
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CloudFront SSL issue

We have a wildcard certificate that works for several cloudfront hosts we use at work here (all or mostly all tied to an S3 bucket) but when accessing using SSL, my browser yields an NET::...
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Getting cloudfront logs into logstash: ERROR: is not a legal argument to this wrapper, cause it doesn't respond to “read”

Logstash version 1.5.0.1 I am trying to use the logstash s3 input plugin to download cloudfront logs and the cloudfront codec plugin to filter the stream. I installed the cloudfront codec with bin/...
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What's the best way to simulate being behind China's Great Firewall? [closed]

We're having issues with an iOS app of ours that uses in-app purchase to unlock downloadable content - but it seems only from China. We see many negative reviews from China for this reason. Our in ...
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Cloudfront: Pulling content from subdomain - serving it on main domain

I'm setting up CloudFront (CF) using third party hosting as the origin. What I want is to have the CF servers act as my own hosting, meaning I don't want to fetch files from the likes of cdn.domain....
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Wordpress with cloudfront , how to mask origin url

I'm facing an issue setting up wordpress with cloudfront. I've set up all things fine, and it's working, but the problem is that when I send a request, the origin url is displayed in the address bar ...
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[AWS]Get clouffront redirecting to the right apache vhost instead of default one

I have set a cloudfront distribution with an orgin which is a vhost on apache. When I select "None (Improve Caching)" in the Forward Hearder option, the cname of the cloudfront distribution sends me ...
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How to stop s3 from listing some of the content?

It is an example. What setting of S3 causes the s3 server to a listing of bucket content? EDIT: I have followed Céline Aussourd's answer and turned off the list of the s3 bucket. But ...