How to convert public delivery types to authenticated delivery type for existing media ?

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    Tamara Yulevich

    Hi,

    Thanks for reaching out.

    There are two options to make the asset authenticated:
    1. You can use the Rename method of the Upload API to change the delivery type of an asset. You can put the same value to the parameters to_public_id and from_public_id, then add to_type: public.
    Please check the documentation for more information: https://cloudinary.com/documentation/image_upload_api_reference#rename

    Please note that the URL will change and you'll need to use a different URL. for example:
    https://res.cloudinary.com/shirly/image/authenticated/s--Auth--/v1590711766/<public_id>.jpg

    2. If you have a private CDN you use token authentication - First you'll need to update those resources:
    cloudinary.v2.api.update("sample",
      {
        access_control: [{ access_type: 'token' }]
      },
      function(error, result) {console.log(result, error)}
    );
    Then in order to access them, you will need to use your key:

    cloudinary.image("sample",{type:"authenticated",auth_token:{key:"<your key>",duration:300},sign_url:true})

    Best regards,
    Tamara

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