Configure the API Prioritization behavior

In Property Manager, behaviors apply certain features to your configuration. Behaviors help shape how requests passing through the ​Akamai​ network are handled and processed.

How to

  1. Access Property Manager configurations associated with the selected ​Akamai Control Center​ account. Go to > CDN > Properties (or just enter Properties in the search box).

    The Property Groups page opens.

  2. Select the property and version you want to add your Cloudlet to.

  3. Click Add Behavior, then select API Prioritization.

  4. Complete the following fields:

Enable Set to On.
Use Shared PolicySet to Yes to choose from the available Shared Policies list.
(Shared) Policy NameSelect the API Prioritization Cloudlets policy to use with this behavior. You create policies in Cloudlets Policy Manager.

Note: You can upgrade policies to a shared policy in Cloudlets Policy Manager.
Instance Label Enter the label to use to distinguish this API Prioritization policy from others in the same property.
Track Requests Sent Alternate Response Set to On to use a Content Provider (CP) code to track requests served the alternate response.
Alternate Response CP Code If you're tracking requests sent an alternate response, either enter an existing CP code or create a new one to track these requests.
Alternate Status Code Select whether a throttled request should use a specific HTTP response code.
Alternate Response HTTP Status CodeAlternate Response HTTP Status Code Select the HTTP response code you want to serve for requests that receive the alternate response. HTTP code 200 (OK) is the default.
NetStorage Select the NetStorage domain that contains the alternate response.
Alternate Response Path and File Name Enter the full NetStorage path of the alternate response page, including the initial slash (/) and file name. Exclude the NetStorage CP code (or root directory) and the trailing slash.
Alternate Response Cache TTL (min) Select a time between 5 and 30 minutes that the alternate response will reside in cache. This time period is known as the time to live (TTL) The default is five minutes.
  1. Click Save.

  2. Activate the newly updated property.