OriginShield - Amazon CloudFront
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OriginShield

CloudFront Origin Shield.

Using Origin Shield can help reduce the load on your origin. For more information, see Using Origin Shield in the Amazon CloudFront Developer Guide.

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Enabled

A flag that specifies whether Origin Shield is enabled.

When it’s enabled, CloudFront routes all requests through Origin Shield, which can help protect your origin. When it’s disabled, CloudFront might send requests directly to your origin from multiple edge locations or regional edge caches.

Type: Boolean

Required: Yes

OriginShieldRegion

The Amazon Web Services Region for Origin Shield.

Specify the Amazon Web Services Region that has the lowest latency to your origin. To specify a region, use the region code, not the region name. For example, specify the US East (Ohio) region as us-east-2.

When you enable CloudFront Origin Shield, you must specify the Amazon Web Services Region for Origin Shield. For the list of Amazon Web Services Regions that you can specify, and for help choosing the best Region for your origin, see Choosing the Amazon Web Services Region for Origin Shield in the Amazon CloudFront Developer Guide.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 32.

Pattern: [a-z]{2}-[a-z]+-\d

Required: No

See Also

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