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CloudFront CDN

Add a CloudFront CDN resource to your Altostra project

The CloudFront CDN resource creates a CloudFront distribution.
To add an CloudFront CDN resource in the designer, go to the "Networking & Content Delivery" section and select the "CloudFront CDN" resource, or search "cdn" in the search box:

CloudFront CDN resource

CloudFront CDN properties

CloudFront CDN resource properties


type: string | required

  • Altostra will use Name property for generating a logical ID:
    • Only strict alpha-numeric characters will be used (by the restrictions of CFN)
    • If non alpha-numeric characters were used in the name, the logical ID will be generated by the resource type
    • Up to 64 characters

Default Route:

type: string

  • Name of the default html file used for handling requests to the root URL.

Single Page App (SPA):

type: boolean

  • Configures CloudFront distribution to handle Errors (i.e., a 404 Not Found response) by showing default route (i.e., a index.html) instead of CloudFront Error page

Use TLS:

type: boolean

  • Configures CloudFront to serve content only via HTTPS

HTTP Redirection:

type: boolean | conditional

  • Available only if Use TLS is enabled
  • Configures CloudFront to redirect HTTP trafic to HTTPS

CloudFront CDN connections

CloudFront CDN connections

The CloudFront CDN can connect to the following resources:

  • Storage
    • S3 Bucket
      • Stores your web application

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