Amazon CloudFront
API Reference (API Version 2016-09-29)


A complex type that contains information about the Amazon S3 origin. If the origin is a custom origin, use the CustomOriginConfig element instead.



The CloudFront origin access identity to associate with the origin. Use an origin access identity to configure the origin so that viewers can only access objects in an Amazon S3 bucket through CloudFront. The format of the value is:


where ID-of-origin-access-identity is the value that CloudFront returned in the ID element when you created the origin access identity.

If you want viewers to be able to access objects using either the CloudFront URL or the Amazon S3 URL, specify an empty OriginAccessIdentity element.

To delete the origin access identity from an existing distribution, update the distribution configuration and include an empty OriginAccessIdentity element.

To replace the origin access identity, update the distribution configuration and specify the new origin access identity.

For more information about the origin access identity, see Serving Private Content through CloudFront in the Amazon CloudFront Developer Guide.

Type: String

Required: Yes