GetPublicKey - Amazon CloudFront
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Gets a public key.

Request Syntax

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

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


The identifier of the public key you are getting.

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


The date and time when the public key was uploaded.

Type: Timestamp


The identifier of the public key.

Type: String


Configuration information about a public key that you can use with signed URLs and signed cookies, or with 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 Amazon SDKs, see the following: