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

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

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 when setting up a CNAME alias for my Amazon CloudFront distribution?

Note: The default CloudFront domain name, similar to "" on your distribution, can't be migrated between AWS accounts.

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Published: 2018-04-10