How to manually invalidate AWS CloudFront

Christina Hastenrath
2 min readMay 6, 2020

This is a short and sweet tutorial on how you can clear cache and invalidated AWS CloudFront in 3 simple manual steps.

Invalidating objects removes them from the CloudFront edge cache. You can also invalidate single files with the aws-cli. This post will not got into this option but you can read more about invalidating via aws-cli in the AWS docs.

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Christina Hastenrath

Molecular Biologist turned Software Engineer. I write about my code. Connect with me on Twitter @etTinchen