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CloudFront Origin Access Identities

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Overview

List of all Origin Access Identities that were created by the RightScale account. An Origin Access Identity (OAI) is used for sharing "private" content via CloudFront. The OAI is a virtual user identity that will be used to give your CF distribution permission to fetch a private object from your origin server (e.g. S3 bucket).

Actions

  • New Origin Access Identity - Create a new OAI object. In order to share private content through CF, you must have an OAI.
Clouds > AWS Global > CF Origin Access Identifiers > Index

Below is more detailed information about your CloudFront Origin Access Identity.

  • Name - A RightScale-specific name for the OAI.
  • ID - A unique virtual identity that's used to give your distribution permission to fetch a private object from your origin server S3 bucket.
  • S3 Canonical User ID - The User ID that's used to grant your OAI permission to access the objects you want to deliver as private content.
  • Caller Reference - The is a unique value that's designed to prevent accidental replays of your request.
  • Comment - Provide a description or notes about the OAI.
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