AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Creates a new origin access identity. If you're using Amazon S3 for your origin, you can use an origin access identity to require users to access your content using a CloudFront URL instead of the Amazon S3 URL. For more information about how to use origin access identities, see Serving Private Content through CloudFront in the Amazon CloudFront Developer Guide.


For .NET Core and PCL this operation is only available in asynchronous form. Please refer to CreateCloudFrontOriginAccessIdentityAsync.

Namespace: Amazon.CloudFront
Assembly: AWSSDK.CloudFront.dll
Version: 3.x.y.z


public virtual CreateCloudFrontOriginAccessIdentityResponse CreateCloudFrontOriginAccessIdentity(
         CreateCloudFrontOriginAccessIdentityRequest request
Type: Amazon.CloudFront.Model.CreateCloudFrontOriginAccessIdentityRequest

Container for the necessary parameters to execute the CreateCloudFrontOriginAccessIdentity service method.

Return Value
The response from the CreateCloudFrontOriginAccessIdentity service method, as returned by CloudFront.


CloudFrontOriginAccessIdentityAlreadyExistsException If the CallerReference is a value you already sent in a previous request to create an identity but the content of the CloudFrontOriginAccessIdentityConfig is different from the original request, CloudFront returns a CloudFrontOriginAccessIdentityAlreadyExists error.
InconsistentQuantitiesException The value of Quantity and the size of Items don't match.
InvalidArgumentException The argument is invalid.
MissingBodyException This operation requires a body. Ensure that the body is present and the Content-Type header is set.
TooManyCloudFrontOriginAccessIdentitiesException Processing your request would cause you to exceed the maximum number of origin access identities allowed.

Version Information

.NET Framework:
Supported in: 4.5, 4.0, 3.5

Portable Class Library:
Supported in: Windows Store Apps
Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1
Supported in: Xamarin Android
Supported in: Xamarin iOS (Unified)
Supported in: Xamarin.Forms

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