AWS CloudFormation
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A streaming distribution tells CloudFront where you want RTMP content to be delivered from, and the details about how to track and manage content delivery.


To declare this entity in your AWS CloudFormation template, use the following syntax:


{ "Type" : "AWS::CloudFront::StreamingDistribution", "Properties" : { "StreamingDistributionConfig" : StreamingDistributionConfig, "Tags" : [ Tag, ... ] } }


Type: AWS::CloudFront::StreamingDistribution Properties: StreamingDistributionConfig: StreamingDistributionConfig Tags: - Tag



The current configuration information for the RTMP distribution.

Required: Yes

Type: StreamingDistributionConfig

Update requires: No interruption


A complex type that contains zero or more Tag elements.

Required: Yes

Type: List of Tag

Update requires: No interruption

Return Values


When you pass the logical ID of this resource to the intrinsic Ref function, Ref returns the streaming distribution ID, such as E1E7FEN9T35R9W.

For more information about using the Ref function, see Ref.


The Fn::GetAtt intrinsic function returns a value for a specified attribute of this type. The following are the available attributes and sample return values.

For more information about using the Fn::GetAtt intrinsic function, see Fn::GetAtt.


The domain name of the resource, such as


Create a streaming distribution

The following example specifies a streaming distribution and assigns it a single tag.


{ "AWSTemplateFormatVersion": "2010-09-09", "Resources": { "streamingdistribution": { "Type": "AWS::CloudFront::StreamingDistribution", "Properties": { "StreamingDistributionConfig": { "Aliases": [ "string-values" ], "Comment": "string-value", "Enabled": "boolean-value", "Logging": { "Bucket": "string-value", "Enabled": "boolean-value", "Prefix": "string-value" }, "PriceClass": "string-value", "S3Origin": { "DomainName": "string-value", "OriginAccessIdentity": "string-value" }, "TrustedSigners": { "Enabled": "boolean-value", "AwsAccountNumbers": [ "string-values" ] } }, "Tags": [ { "Key": "string-value", "Value": "string-value" } ] } } } }


AWSTemplateFormatVersion: 2010-09-09 Resources: streamingdistribution: Type: AWS::CloudFront::StreamingDistribution Properties: StreamingDistributionConfig: Aliases: - string-values Comment: string-value Enabled: boolean-value Logging: Bucket: string-value Enabled: boolean-value Prefix: string-value PriceClass: string-value S3Origin: DomainName: string-value OriginAccessIdentity: string-value TrustedSigners: Enabled: boolean-value AwsAccountNumbers: - string-values Tags: - Key: string-value Value: string-value