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CloudFront, S3 and AWS ACM (part2)

In this part of tutorial, it will be imported ACM. What is ACM? AWS ACM is AWS Certificate Manager.

We can use AWS Certificate Manager (ACM) to provision, manage, and deploy public and private SSL/TLS certificates for use with AWS services and your internal connected resources. ACM removes the time-consuming manual process of purchasing, uploading, and renewing SSL/TLS certificates. (source Amazon)

More about security and ACM you can find on AWS Amazon web page

How to import ACM in AWS?

In your AWS account, in search bar type ACM. On that page click on Request certificate (


Request public certificate


In domain name, type the name of your REGISTRED DOMAIN. In my case that is Validation method and Key algorithm leave by default.


You will need to wait a few minutes, until you see in Status that is the message Issued.


In search box type CloudFront, select your created distribution. Click on EDIT button and add CNAME, alternate domain is If everything is fine with your ACM, click on box and choose your issued certificate.

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After you Save the changes in distribution, in search box go to service Route 53, choose the name of your domain. In the new window click on button Create record.


Go in your browser and type name of your domain. In security of website, you will see that certificate is issued by Amazon.


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