Scott Watermasysk

Still Learning to Code

CNaming an Amazon S3 Bucket

This is much simpler than most related articles make it (and good luck finding it in Amazon’s own documentation).

  1. Name your bucket the url you want to use for the cname.
  2. Set up a cname to
  3. Grant the “everyone” role “view permissions” for the bucket.

For example, I created a bucket called I then entered a cname record for assets and pointed it to the url Now any file I upload to the bucket is available at the same corresponding url.