Level 100: CloudFront with S3 Bucket Origin

Lab 3

Introduction

This hands-on lab will guide you through the steps to host static web content in an Amazon S3 bucket, protected and accelerated by Amazon CloudFront. Skills learned will help you secure your workloads in alignment with the AWS Well-Architected Framework.

s3-cloudfront-diagram

Goals

  • Protecting S3 bucket from direct public access
  • Improving access time with caching

Prerequisites

  • An AWS account that you are able to use for testing, that is not used for production or other purposes. NOTE: You will be billed for any applicable AWS resources used if you complete this lab.

Steps: