Distribution - Amazon CloudFront


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



The distribution's Amazon Resource Name (ARN).

Type: String

Required: Yes


The distribution's configuration.

Type: DistributionConfig object

Required: Yes


The distribution's CloudFront domain name. For example: d111111abcdef8.cloudfront.net.

Type: String

Required: Yes


The distribution's identifier. For example: E1U5RQF7T870K0.

Type: String

Required: Yes


The number of invalidation batches currently in progress.

Type: Integer

Required: Yes


The date and time when the distribution was last modified.

Type: Timestamp

Required: Yes


The distribution's status. When the status is Deployed, the distribution's information is fully propagated to all CloudFront edge locations.

Type: String

Required: Yes


This field contains a list of key groups and the public keys in each key group that CloudFront can use to verify the signatures of signed URLs or signed cookies.

Type: ActiveTrustedKeyGroups object

Required: No


We recommend using TrustedKeyGroups instead of TrustedSigners.

This field contains a list of AWS account IDs and the active CloudFront key pairs in each account that CloudFront can use to verify the signatures of signed URLs or signed cookies.

Type: ActiveTrustedSigners object

Required: No


AWS services in China customers must file for an Internet Content Provider (ICP) recordal if they want to serve content publicly on an alternate domain name, also known as a CNAME, that they've added to CloudFront. AliasICPRecordal provides the ICP recordal status for CNAMEs associated with distributions.

For more information about ICP recordals, see Signup, Accounts, and Credentials in Getting Started with AWS services in China.

Type: Array of AliasICPRecordal objects

Required: No

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: