community.aws.cloudfront_distribution – Create, update and delete AWS CloudFront distributions.

Note

This plugin is part of the community.aws collection (version 1.5.0).

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install community.aws.

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.aws.cloudfront_distribution.

New in version 1.0.0: of community.aws

Synopsis

  • Allows for easy creation, updating and deletion of CloudFront distributions.

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the host that executes this module.

  • boto

  • boto3 >= 1.0.0

  • python >= 2.6

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
alias
string
The name of an alias (CNAME) that is used in a distribution. This is used to effectively reference a distribution by its alias as an alias can only be used by one distribution per AWS account. This variable avoids having to provide the distribution_id as well as the e_tag, or caller_reference of an existing distribution.
aliases
list / elements=string
A list of domain name aliases (CNAMEs) as strings to be used for the distribution.
Each alias must be unique across all distribution for the AWS account.
aws_access_key
string
AWS access key. If not set then the value of the AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID, AWS_ACCESS_KEY or EC2_ACCESS_KEY environment variable is used.
If profile is set this parameter is ignored.
Passing the aws_access_key and profile options at the same time has been deprecated and the options will be made mutually exclusive after 2022-06-01.

aliases: ec2_access_key, access_key
aws_ca_bundle
path
The location of a CA Bundle to use when validating SSL certificates.
Only used for boto3 based modules.
Note: The CA Bundle is read 'module' side and may need to be explicitly copied from the controller if not run locally.
aws_config
dictionary
A dictionary to modify the botocore configuration.
Only the 'user_agent' key is used for boto modules. See http://boto.cloudhackers.com/en/latest/boto_config_tut.html#boto for more boto configuration.
aws_secret_key
string
AWS secret key. If not set then the value of the AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY, AWS_SECRET_KEY, or EC2_SECRET_KEY environment variable is used.
If profile is set this parameter is ignored.
Passing the aws_secret_key and profile options at the same time has been deprecated and the options will be made mutually exclusive after 2022-06-01.

aliases: ec2_secret_key, secret_key
cache_behaviors
list / elements=dictionary
A list of dictionaries describing the cache behaviors for the distribution.
The order of the list is preserved across runs unless purge_cache_behaviors is enabled.
forwarded_values
dictionary
A dict that specifies how CloudFront handles query strings and cookies.
allowed_methods
dictionary
A dict that controls which HTTP methods CloudFront processes and forwards.
cached_methods
list / elements=string
A list of HTTP methods that you want CloudFront to apply caching to.
This can either be [GET,HEAD], or [GET,HEAD,OPTIONS].
items
list / elements=string
A list of HTTP methods that you want CloudFront to process and forward.
compress
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Whether you want CloudFront to automatically compress files.
cookies
dictionary
A dict that specifies whether you want CloudFront to forward cookies to the origin and, if so, which ones.
forward
string
Specifies which cookies to forward to the origin for this cache behavior.
Valid values are all, none, or whitelist.
whitelisted_names
list / elements=string
A list of cookies to forward to the origin for this cache behavior.
default_ttl
integer
The default amount of time that you want objects to stay in CloudFront caches.
field_level_encryption_id
string
The field-level encryption configuration that you want CloudFront to use for encrypting specific fields of data.
headers
list / elements=string
A list of headers to forward to the origin for this cache behavior.
To forward all headers use a list containing a single element '*' (['*'])
lambda_function_associations
list / elements=dictionary
A list of Lambda function associations to use for this cache behavior.
event_type
string
Specifies the event type that triggers a Lambda function invocation.
This can be viewer-request, origin-request, origin-response or viewer-response.
lambda_function_arn
string
The ARN of the Lambda function.
max_ttl
integer
The maximum amount of time that you want objects to stay in CloudFront caches.
min_ttl
integer
The minimum amount of time that you want objects to stay in CloudFront caches.
query_string
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Indicates whether you want CloudFront to forward query strings to the origin that is associated with this cache behavior.
query_string_cache_keys
list / elements=string
A list that contains the query string parameters you want CloudFront to use as a basis for caching for a cache behavior.
smooth_streaming
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Whether you want to distribute media files in the Microsoft Smooth Streaming format.
trusted_signers
dictionary
A dict that specifies the AWS accounts that you want to allow to create signed URLs for private content.
enabled
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Whether you want to require viewers to use signed URLs to access the files specified by path_pattern and target_origin_id
items
list / elements=string
A list of trusted signers for this cache behavior.
viewer_protocol_policy
string
The protocol that viewers can use to access the files in the origin specified by target_origin_id when a request matches path_pattern.
Valid values are allow-all, redirect-to-https and https-only.
path_pattern
string
The pattern that specifies which requests to apply the behavior to.
target_origin_id
string
The ID of the origin that you want CloudFront to route requests to by default.
caller_reference
string
A unique identifier for creating and updating CloudFront distributions.
Each caller reference must be unique across all distributions. e.g. a caller reference used in a web distribution cannot be reused in a streaming distribution. This parameter can be used instead of distribution_id to reference an existing distribution. If not specified, this defaults to a datetime stamp of the format YYYY-MM-DDTHH:MM:SS.ffffff.
comment
string
A comment that describes the CloudFront distribution.
If not specified, it defaults to a generic message that it has been created with Ansible, and a datetime stamp.
custom_error_responses
list / elements=dictionary
A config element that is a list[] of complex custom error responses to be specified for the distribution.
This attribute configures custom http error messages returned to the user.
error_caching_min_ttl
integer
The length of time (in seconds) that CloudFront will cache status codes for.
error_code
integer
The error code the custom error page is for.
response_code
integer
The HTTP status code that CloudFront should return to a user when the origin returns the HTTP status code specified by error_code.
response_page_path
string
The path to the custom error page that you want CloudFront to return to a viewer when your origin returns the HTTP status code specified by error_code.
debug_botocore_endpoint_logs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Use a botocore.endpoint logger to parse the unique (rather than total) "resource:action" API calls made during a task, outputing the set to the resource_actions key in the task results. Use the aws_resource_action callback to output to total list made during a playbook. The ANSIBLE_DEBUG_BOTOCORE_LOGS environment variable may also be used.
default_cache_behavior
dictionary
A dict specifying the default cache behavior of the distribution.
If not specified, the target_origin_id is defined as the target_origin_id of the first valid cache_behavior in cache_behaviors with defaults.
forwarded_values
dictionary
A dict that specifies how CloudFront handles query strings and cookies.
allowed_methods
dictionary
A dict that controls which HTTP methods CloudFront processes and forwards.
cached_methods
list / elements=string
A list of HTTP methods that you want CloudFront to apply caching to.
This can either be [GET,HEAD], or [GET,HEAD,OPTIONS].
items
list / elements=string
A list of HTTP methods that you want CloudFront to process and forward.
compress
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Whether you want CloudFront to automatically compress files.
cookies
dictionary
A dict that specifies whether you want CloudFront to forward cookies to the origin and, if so, which ones.
forward
string
Specifies which cookies to forward to the origin for this cache behavior.
Valid values are all, none, or whitelist.
whitelisted_names
list / elements=string
A list of cookies to forward to the origin for this cache behavior.
default_ttl
integer
The default amount of time that you want objects to stay in CloudFront caches.
field_level_encryption_id
string
The field-level encryption configuration that you want CloudFront to use for encrypting specific fields of data.
headers
list / elements=string
A list of headers to forward to the origin for this cache behavior.
To forward all headers use a list containing a single element '*' (['*'])
lambda_function_associations
list / elements=dictionary
A list of Lambda function associations to use for this cache behavior.
event_type
string
Specifies the event type that triggers a Lambda function invocation.
This can be viewer-request, origin-request, origin-response or viewer-response.
lambda_function_arn
string
The ARN of the Lambda function.
max_ttl
integer
The maximum amount of time that you want objects to stay in CloudFront caches.
min_ttl
integer
The minimum amount of time that you want objects to stay in CloudFront caches.
query_string
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Indicates whether you want CloudFront to forward query strings to the origin that is associated with this cache behavior.
query_string_cache_keys
list / elements=string
A list that contains the query string parameters you want CloudFront to use as a basis for caching for a cache behavior.
smooth_streaming
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Whether you want to distribute media files in the Microsoft Smooth Streaming format.
trusted_signers
dictionary
A dict that specifies the AWS accounts that you want to allow to create signed URLs for private content.
enabled
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Whether you want to require viewers to use signed URLs to access the files specified by target_origin_id
items
list / elements=string
A list of trusted signers for this cache behavior.
viewer_protocol_policy
string
The protocol that viewers can use to access the files in the origin specified by target_origin_id.
Valid values are allow-all, redirect-to-https and https-only.
target_origin_id
string
The ID of the origin that you want CloudFront to route requests to by default.
default_origin_domain_name
string
The domain name to use for an origin if no origins have been specified.
Should only be used on a first run of generating a distribution and not on subsequent runs.
Should not be used in conjunction with distribution_id, caller_reference or alias.
default_origin_path
string
The default origin path to specify for an origin if no origins have been specified. Defaults to empty if not specified.
default_root_object
string
A config element that specifies the path to request when the user requests the origin.
e.g. if specified as 'index.html', this maps to www.example.com/index.html when www.example.com is called by the user.
This prevents the entire distribution origin from being exposed at the root.
distribution_id
string
The ID of the CloudFront distribution.
This parameter can be exchanged with alias or caller_reference and is used in conjunction with e_tag.
e_tag
string
A unique identifier of a modified or existing distribution. Used in conjunction with distribution_id.
Is determined automatically if not specified.
ec2_url
string
Url to use to connect to EC2 or your Eucalyptus cloud (by default the module will use EC2 endpoints). Ignored for modules where region is required. Must be specified for all other modules if region is not used. If not set then the value of the EC2_URL environment variable, if any, is used.

aliases: aws_endpoint_url, endpoint_url
enabled
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
A boolean value that specifies whether the distribution is enabled or disabled.
Defaults to false.
http_version
string
The version of the http protocol to use for the distribution.
AWS defaults this to http2.
Valid values are http1.1 and http2.
ipv6_enabled
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Determines whether IPv6 support is enabled or not.
Defaults to false.
logging
dictionary
A config element that is a complex object that defines logging for the distribution.
bucket
string
The S3 bucket to store the log in.
enabled
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
When enabled=true CloudFront will log access to an S3 bucket.
include_cookies
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
When include_cookies=true CloudFront will include cookies in the logs.
prefix
string
A prefix to include in the S3 object names.
origins
list / elements=dictionary
A config element that is a list of complex origin objects to be specified for the distribution. Used for creating and updating distributions.
custom_headers
list / elements=dictionary
Custom headers you wish to add to the request before passing it to the origin.
header_name
string
The name of a header that you want CloudFront to forward to your origin.
header_value
string
The value for the header that you specified in the header_name field.
custom_origin_config
dictionary
Connection information about the origin.
http_port
integer
The HTTP port the custom origin listens on.
https_port
integer
The HTTPS port the custom origin listens on.
origin_keepalive_timeout
integer
A keep-alive timeout (in seconds).
origin_protocol_policy
string
The origin protocol policy to apply to your origin.
origin_read_timeout
integer
A timeout (in seconds) when reading from your origin.
origin_ssl_protocols
list / elements=string
A list of SSL/TLS protocols that you want CloudFront to use when communicating to the origin over HTTPS.
domain_name
string
The domain name which CloudFront will query as the origin.
id
string
A unique identifier for the origin or origin group. id must be unique within the distribution.
origin_path
string
Tells CloudFront to request your content from a directory in your Amazon S3 bucket or your custom origin.
s3_origin_access_identity_enabled
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Use an origin access identity to configure the origin so that viewers can only access objects in an Amazon S3 bucket through CloudFront.
Will automatically create an Identity for you.
price_class
string
A string that specifies the pricing class of the distribution. As per https://aws.amazon.com/cloudfront/pricing/
price_class=PriceClass_100 consists of the areas United States, Canada and Europe.
price_class=PriceClass_200 consists of the areas United States, Canada, Europe, Japan, India, Hong Kong, Philippines, S. Korea, Singapore & Taiwan.
price_class=PriceClass_All consists of the areas United States, Canada, Europe, Japan, India, South America, Australia, Hong Kong, Philippines, S. Korea, Singapore & Taiwan.
AWS defaults this to PriceClass_All.
Valid values are PriceClass_100, PriceClass_200 and PriceClass_All
profile
string
Uses a boto profile. Only works with boto >= 2.24.0.
Using profile will override aws_access_key, aws_secret_key and security_token and support for passing them at the same time as profile has been deprecated.
aws_access_key, aws_secret_key and security_token will be made mutually exclusive with profile after 2022-06-01.

aliases: aws_profile
purge_aliases
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Specifies whether existing aliases will be removed before adding new aliases.
When purge_aliases=yes, existing aliases are removed and aliases are added.
purge_cache_behaviors
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Whether to remove any cache behaviors that aren't listed in cache_behaviors.
This switch also allows the reordering of cache_behaviors.
purge_custom_error_responses
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Whether to remove any custom error responses that aren't listed in custom_error_responses.
purge_origins
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Whether to remove any origins that aren't listed in origins.
purge_tags
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Specifies whether existing tags will be removed before adding new tags.
When purge_tags=yes, existing tags are removed and tags are added, if specified. If no tags are specified, it removes all existing tags for the distribution.
When purge_tags=no, existing tags are kept and tags are added, if specified.
region
string
The AWS region to use. If not specified then the value of the AWS_REGION or EC2_REGION environment variable, if any, is used. See http://docs.aws.amazon.com/general/latest/gr/rande.html#ec2_region

aliases: aws_region, ec2_region
restrictions
dictionary
A config element that is a complex object that describes how a distribution should restrict it's content.
geo_restriction
dictionary
Apply a restriction based on the location of the requester.
items
list / elements=string
A list of ISO 3166-1 two letter (Alpha 2) country codes that the restriction should apply to.
See the ISO website for a full list of codes https://www.iso.org/obp/ui/#search/code/.
restriction_type
string
The method that you want to use to restrict distribution of your content by country.
Valid values are none, whitelist, blacklist.
security_token
string
AWS STS security token. If not set then the value of the AWS_SECURITY_TOKEN or EC2_SECURITY_TOKEN environment variable is used.
If profile is set this parameter is ignored.
Passing the security_token and profile options at the same time has been deprecated and the options will be made mutually exclusive after 2022-06-01.

aliases: aws_security_token, access_token
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
The desired state of the distribution.
state=present creates a new distribution or updates an existing distribution.
state=absent deletes an existing distribution.
tags
dictionary
Should be input as a dict of key-value pairs.
Note that numeric keys or values must be wrapped in quotes. e.g. Priority: '1'
validate_certs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
When set to "no", SSL certificates will not be validated for boto versions >= 2.6.0.
viewer_certificate
dictionary
A dict that specifies the encryption details of the distribution.
acm_certificate_arn
string
The ID of a certificate stored in ACM to use for HTTPS connections.
If acm_certificate_id is set then you must also specify ssl_support_method.
cloudfront_default_certificate
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
If you're using the CloudFront domain name for your distribution, such as 123456789abcde.cloudfront.net you should set cloudfront_default_certificate=true.
If cloudfront_default_certificate=true do not set ssl_support_method.
iam_certificate_id
string
The ID of a certificate stored in IAM to use for HTTPS connections.
If iam_certificate_id is set then you must also specify ssl_support_method.
minimum_protocol_version
string
The security policy that you want CloudFront to use for HTTPS connections.
ssl_support_method
string
How CloudFront should serve SSL certificates.
Valid values are sni-only for SNI, and vip if CloudFront is configured to use a dedicated IP for your content.
wait
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Specifies whether the module waits until the distribution has completed processing the creation or update.
wait_timeout
integer
Default:
1800
Specifies the duration in seconds to wait for a timeout of a cloudfront create or update.
web_acl_id
string
The ID of a Web Application Firewall (WAF) Access Control List (ACL).

Notes

Note

  • If parameters are not set within the module, the following environment variables can be used in decreasing order of precedence AWS_URL or EC2_URL, AWS_PROFILE or AWS_DEFAULT_PROFILE, AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID or AWS_ACCESS_KEY or EC2_ACCESS_KEY, AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY or AWS_SECRET_KEY or EC2_SECRET_KEY, AWS_SECURITY_TOKEN or EC2_SECURITY_TOKEN, AWS_REGION or EC2_REGION, AWS_CA_BUNDLE

  • Ansible uses the boto configuration file (typically ~/.boto) if no credentials are provided. See https://boto.readthedocs.io/en/latest/boto_config_tut.html

  • AWS_REGION or EC2_REGION can be typically be used to specify the AWS region, when required, but this can also be configured in the boto config file

Examples

- name: create a basic distribution with defaults and tags
  community.aws.cloudfront_distribution:
    state: present
    default_origin_domain_name: www.my-cloudfront-origin.com
    tags:
      Name: example distribution
      Project: example project
      Priority: '1'

- name: update a distribution comment by distribution_id
  community.aws.cloudfront_distribution:
    state: present
    distribution_id: E1RP5A2MJ8073O
    comment: modified by ansible cloudfront.py

- name: update a distribution comment by caller_reference
  community.aws.cloudfront_distribution:
    state: present
    caller_reference: my cloudfront distribution 001
    comment: modified by ansible cloudfront.py

- name: update a distribution's aliases and comment using the distribution_id as a reference
  community.aws.cloudfront_distribution:
    state: present
    distribution_id: E1RP5A2MJ8073O
    comment: modified by cloudfront.py again
    aliases: [ 'www.my-distribution-source.com', 'zzz.aaa.io' ]

- name: update a distribution's aliases and comment using an alias as a reference
  community.aws.cloudfront_distribution:
    state: present
    caller_reference: my test distribution
    comment: modified by cloudfront.py again
    aliases:
      - www.my-distribution-source.com
      - zzz.aaa.io

- name: update a distribution's comment and aliases and tags and remove existing tags
  community.aws.cloudfront_distribution:
    state: present
    distribution_id: E15BU8SDCGSG57
    comment: modified by cloudfront.py again
    aliases:
      - tested.com
    tags:
      Project: distribution 1.2
    purge_tags: yes

- name: create a distribution with an origin, logging and default cache behavior
  community.aws.cloudfront_distribution:
    state: present
    caller_reference: unique test distribution ID
    origins:
        - id: 'my test origin-000111'
          domain_name: www.example.com
          origin_path: /production
          custom_headers:
            - header_name: MyCustomHeaderName
              header_value: MyCustomHeaderValue
    default_cache_behavior:
      target_origin_id: 'my test origin-000111'
      forwarded_values:
        query_string: true
        cookies:
          forward: all
        headers:
         - '*'
      viewer_protocol_policy: allow-all
      smooth_streaming: true
      compress: true
      allowed_methods:
        items:
          - GET
          - HEAD
        cached_methods:
          - GET
          - HEAD
    logging:
      enabled: true
      include_cookies: false
      bucket: mylogbucket.s3.amazonaws.com
      prefix: myprefix/
    enabled: false
    comment: this is a CloudFront distribution with logging

- name: delete a distribution
  community.aws.cloudfront_distribution:
    state: absent
    caller_reference: replaceable distribution

Return Values

Common return values are documented here, the following are the fields unique to this module:

Key Returned Description
active_trusted_signers
complex
always
Key pair IDs that CloudFront is aware of for each trusted signer.

 
enabled
boolean
always
Whether trusted signers are in use.

 
items
list / elements=string
when there are trusted signers
Number of trusted signers.

Sample:
['key_pair_id']
 
quantity
integer
always
Number of trusted signers.

Sample:
1
aliases
complex
always
Aliases that refer to the distribution.

 
items
list / elements=string
always
List of aliases.

Sample:
['test.example.com']
 
quantity
integer
always
Number of aliases.

Sample:
1
arn
string
always
Amazon Resource Name of the distribution.

Sample:
arn:aws:cloudfront::123456789012:distribution/E1234ABCDEFGHI
cache_behaviors
complex
always
CloudFront cache behaviors.

 
items
complex
always
List of cache behaviors.

   
allowed_methods
complex
always
Methods allowed by the cache behavior.

     
cached_methods
complex
always
Methods cached by the cache behavior.

       
items
list / elements=string
always
List of cached methods.

Sample:
['HEAD', 'GET']
       
quantity
integer
always
Count of cached methods.

Sample:
2
     
items
list / elements=string
always
List of methods allowed by the cache behavior.

Sample:
['HEAD', 'GET']
     
quantity
integer
always
Count of methods allowed by the cache behavior.

Sample:
2
   
compress
boolean
always
Whether compression is turned on for the cache behavior.

   
default_ttl
integer
always
Default Time to Live of the cache behavior.

Sample:
86400
   
forwarded_values
complex
always
Values forwarded to the origin for this cache behavior.

     
cookies
complex
always
Cookies to forward to the origin.

       
forward
string
always
Which cookies to forward to the origin for this cache behavior.

Sample:
none
       
whitelisted_names
complex
when forward=whitelist
The names of the cookies to forward to the origin for this cache behavior.

         
items
list / elements=string
when list is not empty
List of cookies to forward.

Sample:
my_cookie
         
quantity
integer
always
Count of cookies to forward.

Sample:
1
     
headers
complex
always
Which headers are used to vary on cache retrievals.

       
items
list / elements=string
when list is not empty
List of headers to vary on.

Sample:
['Host']
       
quantity
integer
always
Count of headers to vary on.

Sample:
1
     
query_string
boolean
always
Whether the query string is used in cache lookups.

     
query_string_cache_keys
complex
always
Which query string keys to use in cache lookups.

       
items
list / elements=string
when list is not empty
List of query string cache keys to use in cache lookups.

       
quantity
integer
always
Count of query string cache keys to use in cache lookups.

Sample:
1
   
lambda_function_associations
complex
always
Lambda function associations for a cache behavior.

     
items
list / elements=string
when list is not empty
List of lambda function associations.

Sample:
[{'event_type': 'viewer-response', 'lambda_function_arn': 'arn:aws:lambda:123456789012:us-east-1/lambda/lambda-function'}]
     
quantity
integer
always
Count of lambda function associations.

Sample:
1
   
max_ttl
integer
always
Maximum Time to Live.

Sample:
31536000
   
min_ttl
integer
always
Minimum Time to Live.

   
path_pattern
string
always
Path pattern that determines this cache behavior.

Sample:
/path/to/files/*
   
smooth_streaming
boolean
always
Whether smooth streaming is enabled.

   
target_origin_id
string
always
ID of origin reference by this cache behavior.

Sample:
origin_abcd
   
trusted_signers
complex
always
Trusted signers.

     
enabled
boolean
always
Whether trusted signers are enabled for this cache behavior.

     
quantity
integer
always
Count of trusted signers.

Sample:
1
   
viewer_protocol_policy
string
always
Policy of how to handle http/https.

Sample:
redirect-to-https
 
quantity
integer
always
Count of cache behaviors.

Sample:
1
caller_reference
string
always
Idempotency reference given when creating CloudFront distribution.

Sample:
1484796016700
comment
string
always
Any comments you want to include about the distribution.

Sample:
my first CloudFront distribution
custom_error_responses
complex
always
Custom error responses to use for error handling.

 
items
complex
always
List of custom error responses.

   
error_caching_min_ttl
integer
always
Minimum time to cache this error response.

Sample:
300
   
error_code
integer
always
Origin response code that triggers this error response.

Sample:
500
   
response_code
string
always
Response code to return to the requester.

Sample:
500
   
response_page_path
string
always
Path that contains the error page to display.

Sample:
/errors/5xx.html
 
quantity
integer
always
Count of custom error response items

Sample:
1
default_cache_behavior
complex
always
Default cache behavior.

 
allowed_methods
complex
always
Methods allowed by the cache behavior.

   
cached_methods
complex
always
Methods cached by the cache behavior.

     
items
list / elements=string
always
List of cached methods.

Sample:
['HEAD', 'GET']
     
quantity
integer
always
Count of cached methods.

Sample:
2
   
items
list / elements=string
always
List of methods allowed by the cache behavior.

Sample:
['HEAD', 'GET']
   
quantity
integer
always
Count of methods allowed by the cache behavior.

Sample:
2
 
compress
boolean
always
Whether compression is turned on for the cache behavior.

 
default_ttl
integer
always
Default Time to Live of the cache behavior.

Sample:
86400
 
forwarded_values
complex
always
Values forwarded to the origin for this cache behavior.

   
cookies
complex
always
Cookies to forward to the origin.

     
forward
string
always
Which cookies to forward to the origin for this cache behavior.

Sample:
none
     
whitelisted_names
complex
when forward=whitelist
The names of the cookies to forward to the origin for this cache behavior.

       
items
list / elements=string
when list is not empty
List of cookies to forward.

Sample:
my_cookie
       
quantity
integer
always
Count of cookies to forward.

Sample:
1
   
headers
complex
always
Which headers are used to vary on cache retrievals.

     
items
list / elements=string
when list is not empty
List of headers to vary on.

Sample:
['Host']
     
quantity
integer
always
Count of headers to vary on.

Sample:
1
   
query_string
boolean
always
Whether the query string is used in cache lookups.

   
query_string_cache_keys
complex
always
Which query string keys to use in cache lookups.

     
items
list / elements=string
when list is not empty
List of query string cache keys to use in cache lookups.

     
quantity
integer
always
Count of query string cache keys to use in cache lookups.

Sample:
1
 
lambda_function_associations
complex
always
Lambda function associations for a cache behavior.

   
items
list / elements=string
when list is not empty
List of lambda function associations.

Sample:
[{'event_type': 'viewer-response', 'lambda_function_arn': 'arn:aws:lambda:123456789012:us-east-1/lambda/lambda-function'}]
   
quantity
integer
always
Count of lambda function associations.

Sample:
1
 
max_ttl
integer
always
Maximum Time to Live.

Sample:
31536000
 
min_ttl
integer
always
Minimum Time to Live.

 
path_pattern
string
always
Path pattern that determines this cache behavior.

Sample:
/path/to/files/*
 
smooth_streaming
boolean
always
Whether smooth streaming is enabled.

 
target_origin_id
string
always
ID of origin reference by this cache behavior.

Sample:
origin_abcd
 
trusted_signers
complex
always
Trusted signers.

   
enabled
boolean
always
Whether trusted signers are enabled for this cache behavior.

   
quantity
integer
always
Count of trusted signers.

Sample:
1
 
viewer_protocol_policy
string
always
Policy of how to handle http/https.

Sample:
redirect-to-https
default_root_object
string
always
The object that you want CloudFront to request from your origin (for example, index.html) when a viewer requests the root URL for your distribution.

diff
dictionary
always
Difference between previous configuration and new configuration.

domain_name
string
always
Domain name of CloudFront distribution.

Sample:
d1vz8pzgurxosf.cloudfront.net
enabled
boolean
always
Whether the CloudFront distribution is enabled or not.

Sample:
True
http_version
string
always
Version of HTTP supported by the distribution.

Sample:
http2
id
string
always
CloudFront distribution ID.

Sample:
E123456ABCDEFG
in_progress_invalidation_batches
integer
always
The number of invalidation batches currently in progress.

is_ipv6_enabled
boolean
always
Whether IPv6 is enabled.

Sample:
True
last_modified_time
string
always
Date and time distribution was last modified.

Sample:
2017-10-13T01:51:12.656000+00:00
logging
complex
always
Logging information.

 
bucket
string
always
S3 bucket logging destination.

Sample:
logs-example-com.s3.amazonaws.com
 
enabled
boolean
always
Whether logging is enabled.

Sample:
True
 
include_cookies
boolean
always
Whether to log cookies.

 
prefix
string
always
Prefix added to logging object names.

Sample:
cloudfront/test
origins
complex
always
Origins in the CloudFront distribution.

 
items
complex
always
List of origins.

   
custom_headers
complex
always
Custom headers passed to the origin.

     
quantity
integer
always
Count of headers.

Sample:
1
   
custom_origin_config
complex
always
Configuration of the origin.

     
http_port
integer
always
Port on which HTTP is listening.

Sample:
80
     
https_port
integer
always
Port on which HTTPS is listening.

Sample:
443
     
origin_keepalive_timeout
integer
always
Keep-alive timeout.

Sample:
5
     
origin_protocol_policy
string
always
Policy of which protocols are supported.

Sample:
https-only
     
origin_read_timeout
integer
always
Timeout for reads to the origin.

Sample:
30
     
origin_ssl_protocols
complex
always
SSL protocols allowed by the origin.

       
items
list / elements=string
always
List of SSL protocols.

Sample:
['TLSv1', 'TLSv1.1', 'TLSv1.2']
       
quantity
integer
always
Count of SSL protocols.

Sample:
3
   
domain_name
string
always
Domain name of the origin.

Sample:
test-origin.example.com
   
id
string
always
ID of the origin.

Sample:
test-origin.example.com
   
origin_path
string
always
Subdirectory to prefix the request from the S3 or HTTP origin.

 
quantity
integer
always
Count of origins.

Sample:
1
price_class
string
always
Price class of CloudFront distribution.

Sample:
PriceClass_All
restrictions
complex
always
Restrictions in use by CloudFront.

 
geo_restriction
complex
always
Controls the countries in which your content is distributed.

   
items
list / elements=string
always
List of country codes allowed or disallowed.

Sample:
xy
   
quantity
integer
always
Count of restrictions.

Sample:
1
   
restriction_type
string
always
Type of restriction.

Sample:
blacklist
status
string
always
Status of the CloudFront distribution.

Sample:
InProgress
tags
dictionary
always
Distribution tags.

Sample:
{'Hello': 'World'}
viewer_certificate
complex
always
Certificate used by CloudFront distribution.

 
acm_certificate_arn
string
when certificate comes from ACM
ARN of ACM certificate.

Sample:
arn:aws:acm:us-east-1:123456789012:certificate/abcd1234-1234-1234-abcd-123456abcdef
 
certificate
string
always
Reference to certificate.

Sample:
arn:aws:acm:us-east-1:123456789012:certificate/abcd1234-1234-1234-abcd-123456abcdef
 
certificate_source
string
always
Where certificate comes from.

Sample:
acm
 
minimum_protocol_version
string
always
Minimum SSL/TLS protocol supported by this distribution.

Sample:
TLSv1
 
ssl_support_method
string
always
Support for pre-SNI browsers or not.

Sample:
sni-only
web_acl_id
string
always
ID of Web Access Control List (from WAF service).

Sample:
abcd1234-1234-abcd-abcd-abcd12345678


Authors

  • Willem van Ketwich (@wilvk)

  • Will Thames (@willthames)