Tag: Amazon CloudFront

How to Create a Website for Free Using Amazon Web Services

How to Create a Website for Free Using Amazon Web Services

Creating a website used to be a laborious and costly effort back in the day. Registering a domain, arranging hosting, and configuring DNS settings were usually done through different companies, which made it difficult and time-consuming to create a website from scratch. Those days are thankfully over, as companies like Amazon now offer comprehensive functionality when it comes to creating and maintaining a website. Continue reading

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Amazon S3 Features: RRS, ACL, Lifecycle, Versioning, CloudFront and More

Amazon S3 Features: RRS, ACL, Lifecycle, Versioning, CloudFront and More

Amazon S3 (Simple Storage Service) is the publicly available online web service offered by Amazon Web Services. S3 provides unlimited cloud storage for your data with no volume restrictions. Bucket is one of key concept for Amazon S3.

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How to Configure CloudFront Dynamic Content With CloudBerry S3 Explorer

How to Configure CloudFront Dynamic Content With CloudBerry S3 Explorer

Amazon CloudFront has just announced several new features (specific to CloudFront download distributions) that help customers deliver their full website via CloudFront.   Customers asked to support delivery of their entire website containing static objects, dynamic content, or a mixture of the two. With these features, the goal is to make it as simple as possible for customers to use CloudFront to speed up delivery of their entire dynamic website they run in Amazon EC2/ELB (or third-party origins), without needing to worry about Continue reading

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CloudBerry S3 Explorer: Compare and Sync Enhancements

CloudBerry S3 Explorer: Compare and Sync Enhancements

As always we are adding features that our customers are requesting. in the release 2.7.6, we are adding quite a few usability improvements to our synchronization feature. the most notable improvements include custom filters for sync, CloudFront Invalidation option, correct ETag for multipart upload and PowerShell enhancements

What's new

1.      An exclusion list for synchronization ( for example exclude ".svn/*").

2.      Option to Invalidate CloudFront content on sync.

3.      When the Multipart upload is used, the ETag is formed correctly

4.      The sync folder configuration is now included in export/import settings

5.      Ability to sync files using the target bucket storage class

6.      PowerShell: An option to set the storage class to Reduced Redundancy Storage (RRS) when synchronizing files

7.      PowerShell: Ignore "access denied" folders in Copy-CloudSyncFolders

8.      An option to release the license on uninstall

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Note: this post applies to CloudBerry Explorer 2.7.5 and later.

As always we would be happy to hear your feedback and you are welcome to post a comment.

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How to View CloudFront Invalidation List With CloudBerry S3 Explorer

How to View CloudFront Invalidation List With CloudBerry S3 Explorer

CloudBerry S3 Explorer supported CloudFront Content Invalidation option for a long time. However, it didn't have an option to see the progress of the current invalidation batch. This might be useful as you can have only three invalidation requests in progress at one time. Each request can contain up to 1,000 objects to invalidate. If you exceed these limits, you get an error message.

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How to Invalidate CloudFront Content on Non-S3 Origin Distributions With CloudBerry S3 Explorer

How to Invalidate CloudFront Content on Non-S3 Origin Distributions With CloudBerry S3 Explorer

CloudBerry S3 Explorer supported CloudFront Content Invalidation option for a long time. We have also supported Non-S3 origins. However, it has not been possible to Invalidate content on the Non-S3 origin distributions and in this release we are closing this gap.

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How to Configure Live Streaming Using Amazon CloudFront With CloudBerry S3 Explorer

How to Configure Live Streaming Using Amazon CloudFront With CloudBerry S3 Explorer

Now you can leverage CloudFront for live streaming with the Adobe FMS EC2 AMI serving as the origin/ingest server. The newer version of CloudBerry Explorer helps you make all necessary configurations.

With the version 2.7.4, we have extended CloudFront Distribution Wizard with the Live HTTP Streaming option. Continue reading

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CloudBerry Explorer Supports IAM Actions for CloudFront

CloudBerry Explorer Supports IAM Actions for CloudFront

As always we are trying to stay on top of the new functionality offered by Amazon S3 to offer the most compelling Amazon S3, CloudFront and IAM client on Windows platform.

Since its release IAM Manager has been one of the most popular components of CloudBerry Explorer. To find out about IAM Manager functional overview, check out here. To learn now to create users and assign policies check out here.

Amazon CloudFront now integrates with AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) so that you can specify which CloudFront actions a user or a group of users in your AWS Account can perform. You control user access to CloudFront by creating policies that describe user or group permissions.

With the release 2.7.2 we extended IAM Policy Designer to the Actions related to Amazon CloudFront.

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Note: this post applies to CloudBerry Explorer 2.7.2 and later.

As always we would be happy to hear your feedback and you are welcome to post a comment.

CloudBerry S3 Explorer is a Windows freeware product that helps managing Amazon S3 storage and CloudFront.

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