CloudFront and SSL

With Chrome starting to flag sites that don’t support TLS I thought i was about time I set my blog up to be served over TLS.

Since this site is hosted in S3 it was pretty much a matter of following the AWS documentation. The only issue I had was configuring Route53 where the documentation is a little lacking.

In Route53 when you set up the Alias record you set the target to the DNS name of your CloudFront distribution. The appears to only be need is you already have your S3 bucket set up for static site hosting.