ListCachePolicies - Amazon CloudFront
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Gets a list of cache policies.

You can optionally apply a filter to return only the managed policies created by Amazon, or only the custom policies created in your Amazon Web Services account.

You can optionally specify the maximum number of items to receive in the response. If the total number of items in the list exceeds the maximum that you specify, or the default maximum, the response is paginated. To get the next page of items, send a subsequent request that specifies the NextMarker value from the current response as the Marker value in the subsequent request.

Request Syntax

GET /2020-05-31/cache-policy?Marker=Marker&MaxItems=MaxItems&Type=Type HTTP/1.1

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


Use this field when paginating results to indicate where to begin in your list of cache policies. The response includes cache policies in the list that occur after the marker. To get the next page of the list, set this field's value to the value of NextMarker from the current page's response.


The maximum number of cache policies that you want in the response.


A filter to return only the specified kinds of cache policies. Valid values are:

  • managed – Returns only the managed policies created by Amazon.

  • custom – Returns only the custom policies created in your Amazon Web Services account.

Valid Values: managed | custom

Request Body

The request does not have a request body.

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <CachePolicyList> <Items> <CachePolicySummary> <CachePolicy> <CachePolicyConfig> <Comment>string</Comment> <DefaultTTL>long</DefaultTTL> <MaxTTL>long</MaxTTL> <MinTTL>long</MinTTL> <Name>string</Name> <ParametersInCacheKeyAndForwardedToOrigin> <CookiesConfig> <CookieBehavior>string</CookieBehavior> <Cookies> <Items> <Name>string</Name> </Items> <Quantity>integer</Quantity> </Cookies> </CookiesConfig> <EnableAcceptEncodingBrotli>boolean</EnableAcceptEncodingBrotli> <EnableAcceptEncodingGzip>boolean</EnableAcceptEncodingGzip> <HeadersConfig> <HeaderBehavior>string</HeaderBehavior> <Headers> <Items> <Name>string</Name> </Items> <Quantity>integer</Quantity> </Headers> </HeadersConfig> <QueryStringsConfig> <QueryStringBehavior>string</QueryStringBehavior> <QueryStrings> <Items> <Name>string</Name> </Items> <Quantity>integer</Quantity> </QueryStrings> </QueryStringsConfig> </ParametersInCacheKeyAndForwardedToOrigin> </CachePolicyConfig> <Id>string</Id> <LastModifiedTime>timestamp</LastModifiedTime> </CachePolicy> <Type>string</Type> </CachePolicySummary> </Items> <MaxItems>integer</MaxItems> <NextMarker>string</NextMarker> <Quantity>integer</Quantity> </CachePolicyList>

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 CachePolicyList parameters.

Required: Yes


Contains the cache policies in the list.

Type: Array of CachePolicySummary objects


The maximum number of cache policies requested.

Type: Integer


If there are more items in the list than are in this response, this element is present. It contains the value that you should use in the Marker field of a subsequent request to continue listing cache policies where you left off.

Type: String


The total number of cache policies returned in the response.

Type: Integer


For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.


Access denied.

HTTP Status Code: 403


An argument is invalid.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The cache policy does not 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: