SLA Availability

This alert notifies you that the SLA availability fell below a set threshold.

The SLA Availability test measures the availability of the ​Akamai​ platform to your site. It checks whether the test object is accessible directly from your origin and via the edge.

You can set this alert to monitor one SLA test.

Available for

  • Media Delivery: Adaptive Media Delivery, Download Delivery, HTTP Content Delivery, HTTP Downloads, Media Services Live (HLS/HDS/DASH Ingest), Media Services Live (Smooth Ingest Enablement, Media Services Live (Stream Packaging), Media Services On Demand (Smooth Streaming Enablement), Media Services On Demand (Stream Packaging), NetStorage, Object Delivery, Performance Analytics Site Analyzer, Performance Analytics Stream Analyzer, Progressive Media, RTMP Streaming, RTMP/WMS/Quicktime Live Streaming, RTMP/WMS/Quicktime On Demand Streaming
  • Security: Site Defender
  • Web Performance: EdgeComputing, Edge DNS, IP Application Accelerator, Session Accelerator, Site Accelerator, Site Accelerator Fast File Upload, Site Accelerator SLA Management, Site Accelerator Third Party Optimization, Site Delivery, Terra Alta Enterprise Accelerator, Terra Alta Enterprise Accelerator Composite Application Acceleration, Terra Alta Enterprise Accelerator Fast File Upload, Terra Alta Enterprise Accelerator SLA Management, Third Party Optimization, Traffic Management, Web Application Accelerator, Web Application Accelerator Fast File Upload, Web Application Accelerator SLA Management

Notification time

  • New Alert - Up to one minute since the detection of the condition.
  • Alert Cleared - The condition is cleared for three to four minutes.

Threshold configuration

You need to set the minimum percentage of SLA availability necessary to trigger the alert.


Follow the instructions from the Troubleshooting section on the alert's page.