Use a cloud provider as your origin

Use these instructions if your origin server is hosted by AWS S3 or Google Cloud Storage.

Before you begin

You'll need your cloud storage information, like your bucket hostname, and your access key ID if your origin server requires authentication for requests from our edge servers.

Use these same instructions for either AWS S3 origins or Google Cloud Storage origins. If you are using one of these cloud providers as additional origin servers for your hostname, click Add another origin and then follow these same instructions, starting from Step 2.

How to

  1. In Origin server > Origin type, select AWS S3 or Google Cloud Storage.

  2. Add your bucket hostname exactly as it appears in your cloud provider's application.

  3. Select Authenticate if your origin requires authenticated requests from our edge servers, and then enter your Access key ID and Secret.

  4. Optionally, select Replace path and enter the path you want to replace, followed by the path you want requests to reach.


An AWS S3 bucket hostname typically follows this pattern: