We all want our own domain name to be setup for CloudFront instead of amazon default CloudFront domain name.
We need two things for that to happen.
- DNS should be served from amazon Route53
- SSL for our custom domain
You need to upload your SSL to amazon to setup in CloudFront and to do that use the following command
aws iam upload-server-certificate — server-certificate-name myServerCertificate — certificate-body file://public_key_cert_file.pem — private-key file://my_private_key.pem — certificate-chain file://my_certificate_chain_file.pem
Then you need to map a domain to CloudFront. Create a CNAME record in Route53 to link with your CloudFront URL. Thats it and you are ready to use your own domain name like cdn.yourdomain.com instead of random-name.cloudfront.net.
I have a setup with letsencrypt SSL and other commercial services too. It’s the same way and it is as simple as it is.
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