Review Virtual Waiting Room setup tasks (standalone method - with EdgeWorkers scripts)

Before you begin

Before you can configure Virtual Waiting Room, make sure you:

  1. Add EdgeWorkers to your contract.

  2. Create an EdgeWorker ID to enable the EdgeWorkers behavior in your ​​Akamai​ property configuration.

  3. Create a new property in Property Manager or have an existing property.

  4. Purchase Virtual Waiting Room. If you don't have it, contact your account team to learn more about purchase options.

Browser support

These are the recommended browsers for setting up Virtual Waiting Room:

  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Safari

How to

These steps provide a general overview on how to configure Virtual Waiting Room (Standalone). Details for each step are provided on the pages that follow.

  1. Review user-defined variables for Virtual Waiting Room (Standalone). These variables are used in the EdgeWorkers script.

  2. In EdgeWorkers:

    1. Create EdgeWorkers JavaScript for Virtual Waiting Room Standalone.
      • Create the main.js for the code bundle.
      • Deploy the code bundle.
  3. In Property Manager:

    1. Set up the waiting room page.
    2. Configure the Virtual Waiting Room behavior in Property Manager.
      • Add EdgeWorkers to the property.
      • Add Visitor Prioritization Cloudlet with FIFO (Standalone) to the property.
    3. Customize the waiting room and configure cache.
    4. Activate the property.

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