For user location/geographic matches, use one of the following match types:
All Cloudlets support this match type.
The following table lists the types of user location/geographic matches available for Cloudlets.
When you select one of these match types, fields for all available geographic options display. However, the field for the match type selected is required.
For each of these In this field you have the option of pasting in a large list of values that are separated by a delimiter. Valid delimiters include spaces, commas, and carriage returns.
|Geographic Search Type||Description|
|Continent||The continent to match on.|
|Country||The country to match on.|
|Region / State||The region within a country to match on, like a state or province.|
You can download the codes from the Download Center application in Akamai Control Center. Once in Download Center, open the EdgeScape category. The code files are in the Data Codes section.
For this match type, you can also select whether to use the client IP address from the connecting IP address, the X-Forwarded-For header value, or either option.
The X-Forwarded-For (XFF) HTTP header field is used to identify the originating IP address of a client that connects to the edge platform through either an HTTP proxy or a load balancer.
This match type uses the following operators:
|Value||The rule is true when||Example|
|is one of the incoming request includes one of the geographic locations listed in the rule’s if clause.||The rule includes a match where the continents listed are Africa and Asia. In this instance, only requests coming from these continents are valid.|
|the incoming request does not include one of the geographic locations listed in the rule’s if clause.||The rule includes a match where the continents listed are Africa and Asia. In this instance, requests that don’t come from these continents are valid.|
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