GetCachePolicy - Amazon CloudFront

GetCachePolicy

Gets a cache policy, including the following metadata:

  • The policy’s identifier.

  • The date and time when the policy was last modified.

To get a cache policy, you must provide the policy’s identifier. If the cache policy is attached to a distribution’s cache behavior, you can get the policy’s identifier using ListDistributions or GetDistribution. If the cache policy is not attached to a cache behavior, you can get the identifier using ListCachePolicies.

Request Syntax

GET /2020-05-31/cache-policy/Id HTTP/1.1

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.

Id

The unique identifier for the cache policy. If the cache policy is attached to a distribution’s cache behavior, you can get the policy’s identifier using ListDistributions or GetDistribution. If the cache policy is not attached to a cache behavior, you can get the identifier using ListCachePolicies.

Required: Yes

Request Body

The request does not have a request body.

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <CachePolicy> <CachePolicyConfig> <Comment>string</Comment> <DefaultTTL>long</DefaultTTL> <MaxTTL>long</MaxTTL> <MinTTL>long</MinTTL> <Name>string</Name> <ParametersInCacheKeyAndForwardedToOrigin> <CookiesConfig> <CookieBehavior>string</CookieBehavior> <Cookies> <Items> <Name>string</Name> </Items> <Quantity>integer</Quantity> </Cookies> </CookiesConfig> <EnableAcceptEncodingBrotli>boolean</EnableAcceptEncodingBrotli> <EnableAcceptEncodingGzip>boolean</EnableAcceptEncodingGzip> <HeadersConfig> <HeaderBehavior>string</HeaderBehavior> <Headers> <Items> <Name>string</Name> </Items> <Quantity>integer</Quantity> </Headers> </HeadersConfig> <QueryStringsConfig> <QueryStringBehavior>string</QueryStringBehavior> <QueryStrings> <Items> <Name>string</Name> </Items> <Quantity>integer</Quantity> </QueryStrings> </QueryStringsConfig> </ParametersInCacheKeyAndForwardedToOrigin> </CachePolicyConfig> <Id>string</Id> <LastModifiedTime>timestamp</LastModifiedTime> </CachePolicy>

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response.

The following data is returned in XML format by the service.

CachePolicy

Root level tag for the CachePolicy parameters.

Required: Yes

CachePolicyConfig

The cache policy configuration.

Type: CachePolicyConfig object

Id

The unique identifier for the cache policy.

Type: String

LastModifiedTime

The date and time when the cache policy was last modified.

Type: Timestamp

Errors

For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.

AccessDenied

Access denied.

HTTP Status Code: 403

NoSuchCachePolicy

The cache policy does not exist.

HTTP Status Code: 404

See Also

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