Amazon CloudFront
API Reference (API Version 2019-03-26)

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Get the information about an invalidation.

Request Syntax

GET /2019-03-26/distribution/DistributionId/invalidation/Id HTTP/1.1

URI Request Parameters

The request requires the following URI parameters.


The distribution's ID.


The identifier for the invalidation request, for example, IDFDVBD632BHDS5.

Request Body

The request does not have a request body.

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <Invalidation> <CreateTime>timestamp</CreateTime> <Id>string</Id> <InvalidationBatch> <CallerReference>string</CallerReference> <Paths> <Items> <Path>string</Path> </Items> <Quantity>integer</Quantity> </Paths> </InvalidationBatch> <Status>string</Status> </Invalidation>

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.


Root level tag for the Invalidation parameters.

Required: Yes


The date and time the invalidation request was first made.

Type: Timestamp


The identifier for the invalidation request. For example: IDFDVBD632BHDS5.

Type: String


The current invalidation information for the batch request.

Type: InvalidationBatch object


The status of the invalidation request. When the invalidation batch is finished, the status is Completed.

Type: String


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


Access denied.

HTTP Status Code: 403


The specified distribution does not exist.

HTTP Status Code: 404


The specified invalidation 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: