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CloudFront - How to Delete Private Streaming Distribution (DELETE Streaming Distribution with Origin Access Identity and AWS Trusted signers)?

In AWS CloudFront, your data is organized into Distributions . You can create Private Streaming Distribution to register your Origin Server ( Amazon S3 Bucket where your S3 Objects are stored) with CloudFront. If you want to Delete a CloudFront Private Distribution, you can send a DELETE HTTP Request to the AWS Server, along with other necessary information. You can send the Delete Request to the AWS Server in one of the two ways:

a) Delete CloudFront Private Streaming Distribution with CloudFront API- DELETE Streaming Distribution - If you know software programming, you can write your own code, to use AWS CloudFront supported API- DELETE Streaming distribution in your code to delete CloudFront Streaming Distribution.

b) Delete CloudFront Private Streaming Distribution using Bucket Explorer - You can delete Private CloudFront Streaming Distribution using Bucket Explorer User Interface, with mouse clicks, if you do not want to write software code.

Delete Private Streaming Distribution using REST API

To delete the private streaming distribution you need to follow these steps -

  1. Submit a GET Streaming Distribution Config request to get the current configuration and the Etag header for the distribution similar to what we did in update distribution.
  2. Update the XML document returned in the response to GET Streaming Distribution Config with value of Enabled to false.
  3. Submit a PUT Streaming Distribution Config request to update the distribution.
  4. As the Status is Deployed, submit a DELETE Streaming Distribution request to delete.

DELETE /2012-07-01/streaming-distribution/ distribution ID HTTP/1.1
Host: cloudfront.amazonaws.com
If-Match: value from ETag header in previous GET or PUT response
Authorization: AWS authentication string
Date: time stamp
Other required headers
 

Delete Private Streaming Distribution using Bucket Explorer

To delete the private streaming distribution you need to follow these steps -

  1. Run Bucket Explorer.
  2. List Distribution using option Distribution -> List Distribution .
  3. Select desired private streaming distribution to be updated and click on Delete button.
  4. It will open update streaming distribution panel.
  5. Deselect Enable Distribution check box and Update it.
  6. Distribution gets updated with Active status No.
  7. Click on Delete. This time you will get Delete button, click on it.
  8. Your private streaming distribution gets deleted.