Connecting to AWS API Gateway without HTTPS

AWS API Gateway supports only HTTPS connections, not HTTP. The lack of HTTP might be a problem if you work with IoT devices, such as some inverters in solar power systems.

You can elegantly enable HTTP with the AWS CloudFront Distribution service. In the most basic setup, you need only a few steps. For more, check out this StackOverflow question. If you provision the infrastructure automatically with AWS CloudFormation, here's the template specification.


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