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

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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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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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Chrome not caching CloudFront video/audio; CloudFront delivers http 1.0 headers

With the following response header: HTTP/1.0 200 OK Content-Type: video/mp4 Content-Length: 3294545 Connection: keep-alive Date: Thu, 30 May 2013 21:17:34 GMT x-amz-meta-s3cmd-attrs: ...
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Can TLSv1 / SNI be blocked by the network? (routers, firewalls, etc)

Our web site serves static content through a content delivery network (AWS CloudFront) which is configured to respond to a number of CNAMEs and use our SSL wildcard certificate for these hostnames. ...
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Amazon Cloudfront with S3 Redirect

I'm trying to do something that should be relatively straight-forward - I want to setup a few domains and subdomains to redirect to the core domain for our site, but I want to put the redirects out on ...
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Can you setup a whitelist for allowed files in Amazon CloudFront

I'm using CloudFront as a CDN, and my website as an origin for pulls. Basically, I have cdn.mydomain.com pointing over to Cloudfront, and Cloudfront pulls any requests from www.mydomain.com. ...
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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: ...
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Cloud-front backed with Nginx (which proxies to S3) randomly missing already cached items?

I wish to serve images from a S3 bucket with Cloudfront as CDN frontend, for that I tried the following: What I wish to acheive (Attempt 2) -- (Misses cloudfront cache randomly) I have the ...
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Amazon CloudFront Synchronization

I want to leverage Amazon CloudFront to "cache" my webserver such that my website stays up even if my webserver goes down. I understand CloudFront has many edge servers that facilitate the ...
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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 ...
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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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Strict-Transport-Security on CloudFront with S3 origin?

My company's site has a static homepage for speed and cost reasons. We use S3 as the origin for CloudFront. Now, we would like to declare Strict-Transport-Security for the entire domain, but S3 seems ...
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Cherokee force gzip compression for HTTP/1.0

I am using CloudFront with a Cherokee origin server for static files. Cherokee serves gzipped content for direct browser requests without any problem. But when CloudFront requests content, Cherokee ...
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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 ...
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Caching Docker (Cloudfront) images with Squid

I have a Squid server setup with ssl-bump caching SSL resources used by Docker but I'm having issues trying to get it to cache requests to Cloudfront, for example: 1415056176.733 190419 172.17.0.40 ...
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Cloudfront Distribution Wont Accept New SSL Certificate

I uploaded a reissued new multi-domain certificate via IAM, but when I access the CDN and check the cert, it still has the old cert with the old domains. Tried so far: I tried clearing the browser ...
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CORS Fails on CloudFront Distribution with Nginx Origin

I have a CloudFront distribution set up with an Nginx server as the origin (a Media Temple DV server, to be specific). I enabled the Access-Control-Allow-Origin: * header so fonts will work in ...
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Randomly broken files from CloudFront

I host my software installers on S3 and distribute them through CloudFront. Had couple complaints of broken files from customers. Problems appeared the same night. My files are DMG disc images. ...
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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 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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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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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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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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Rewrite rule with nginx returns a 301 to Cloudfront

I am trying to figure out why this rewrite rule returns a 301 to Cloudfront instead of returning the image. server { [...] rewrite ^/images/filter/(.*)$ /filter.php?url=$1 last; [...] } ...
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AWS cloudfront with SNI + ELB with 443 to 80 redirection to EC2 issue

I have configured web server front ending with AWS ELB and CloudFront. I have deployed SSL certificate on load balancer (ELB) for HTTPS connection. We have set up 2 listener protocols: Source -> 80 ...
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boto and signed cloudfront url error - Unable to fetch URL

I am using boto to create a signed url. However I got this exception: ERROR 2015-04-20 01:21:17,019 testmain.py:93] An error occured while connecting to the server: Unable to fetch URL: ...
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Any benefits to proxying from nginx to tomcat behind cloudfront+elb?

Are there any additional benefits to having nginx sit in front of tomcat on our ec2 instances, when those instances are already only serving dynamic requests behind cloudfront and ELB? I'm thinking ...
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CLOUDFRONT - Site host name, https://media.domainname.com, does not match your SSL certificate Subject Name

I woke up this morning to an email from Google Webmaster Tools saying the following: We have noticed that the host name of your site, https://media.domainname.com, does not match any of ...
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Amazon cloud front caching is not working

we have setup in such a way that end user request goes to Amazon cloud front and if cached resource is available on Amazon Cloud front otherwise it will forward request to origin (nginx server on ...
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Uploading an SSL cert to AWS — Converting cert to PEM

Short Question I have a working crt file imported into tomcat keystore and I need a certificate file and private key file in pem to uplaod to aws cloudfront. Long Question Our SSL cert issued by ...