GetPublicKey - Amazon CloudFront


Get the public key information.

Request Syntax

GET /2020-05-31/public-key/Id HTTP/1.1

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


Request the ID for the public key.

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"?> <PublicKey> <CreatedTime>timestamp</CreatedTime> <Id>string</Id> <PublicKeyConfig> <CallerReference>string</CallerReference> <Comment>string</Comment> <EncodedKey>string</EncodedKey> <Name>string</Name> </PublicKeyConfig> </PublicKey>

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 PublicKey parameters.

Required: Yes


A time you added a public key to CloudFront.

Type: Timestamp


A unique ID assigned to a public key you've added to CloudFront.

Type: String


A complex data type for a public key you add to CloudFront to use with features like field-level encryption.

Type: PublicKeyConfig object


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


Access denied.

HTTP Status Code: 403


The specified public key doesn't 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: