Interfaces - AWS Storage Services Overview

Interfaces

You can manage and configure Amazon CloudFront in several ways. The AWS Management Console provides an easy way to manage Amazon CloudFront and supports all features of the Amazon CloudFront API. For example, you can enable or disable distributions, configure CNAMEs, and enable end-user logging using the console. You can also use the Amazon CloudFront command line tools, the native REST API, or one of the supported SDKs.

There is no data API for Amazon CloudFront and no command to preload data. Instead, data is automatically pulled into Amazon CloudFront edge locations on the first access of an object from that location.

Clients access content from CloudFront edge locations either using HTTP or HTTPs from locations across the Internet; these protocols are configurable as part of a given CloudFront distribution.