Sep 21, 2023 — "Cookie-less" token auth for DASH

Limited Availability

With ​Akamai​ token authentication (token auth), multiple tokens are exchanged between your media player and edge servers. The service creates one of these tokensthe session tokenand by default, it's returned to your player as an HTTP cookie. If your environment doesn't support cookies, you can have AMD modify your manifest file to have it embed this token in the URL path of requests for DASH media segments. As a result, your environment only needs to support fetching objects through HTTP.

See the user documentation for complete details.