AWS::CloudFront::CloudFrontOriginAccessIdentity - Amazon CloudFormation
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The request to create a new origin access identity (OAI). An origin access identity is a special CloudFront user that you can associate with Amazon S3 origins, so that you can secure all or just some of your Amazon S3 content. For more information, see Restricting Access to Amazon S3 Content by Using an Origin Access Identity in the Amazon CloudFront Developer Guide.


To declare this entity in your Amazon CloudFormation template, use the following syntax:


{ "Type" : "AWS::CloudFront::CloudFrontOriginAccessIdentity", "Properties" : { "CloudFrontOriginAccessIdentityConfig" : CloudFrontOriginAccessIdentityConfig } }


Type: AWS::CloudFront::CloudFrontOriginAccessIdentity Properties: CloudFrontOriginAccessIdentityConfig: CloudFrontOriginAccessIdentityConfig



The current configuration information for the identity.

Required: Yes

Type: CloudFrontOriginAccessIdentityConfig

Update requires: No interruption

Return values


When you pass the logical ID of this resource to the intrinsic Ref function, Ref returns the origin access identity, such as E15MNIMTCFKK4C.

For more information about using the Ref function, see Ref.


The Fn::GetAtt intrinsic function returns a value for a specified attribute of this type. The following are the available attributes and sample return values.

For more information about using the Fn::GetAtt intrinsic function, see Fn::GetAtt.


The ID for the origin access identity, for example, E74FTE3AJFJ256A.


The Amazon S3 canonical user ID for the origin access identity, used when giving the origin access identity read permission to an object in Amazon S3. For example: b970b42360b81c8ddbd79d2f5df0069ba9033c8a79655752abe380cd6d63ba8bcf23384d568fcf89fc49700b5e11a0fd.


Specify the comment for an origin access identity


{ "AWSTemplateFormatVersion": "2010-09-09", "Resources": { "cloudfrontoriginaccessidentity": { "Type": "AWS::CloudFront::CloudFrontOriginAccessIdentity", "Properties": { "CloudFrontOriginAccessIdentityConfig": { "Comment": "string-value" } } } } }


AWSTemplateFormatVersion: 2010-09-09 Resources: cloudfrontoriginaccessidentity: Type: AWS::CloudFront::CloudFrontOriginAccessIdentity Properties: CloudFrontOriginAccessIdentityConfig: Comment: string-value

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