Can I migrate a CloudFront distribution to another AWS account?

Last updated: 2021-11-24

How can I migrate my Amazon CloudFront distribution to another AWS account?

Resolution

CloudFront doesn't support the migration of a distribution from one AWS account to another AWS account.

However, CloudFront does support the migration of a custom CNAME from one distribution to another distribution. You can migrate the CNAME to a distribution in the same AWS account, or to a distribution in another AWS account. For instructions on how to migrate a CNAME to another CloudFront distribution, see How do I resolve the error CNAMEAlreadyExists error when I set up a CNAME alias for my CloudFront distribution?

Note: The default CloudFront domain name on your distribution can't be migrated between AWS accounts. The domain name format is similar to: d1234abcd.cloudfront.net


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