View Ion traffic reports

You can monitor and identify key trends of your Ion traffic.

Use the user interface

​Akamai​ offers easy-to-use interfaces in ​Akamai​ Control Center.

  1. Go to > COMMON SERVICES > Traffic reports.

  2. From the Report drop-down, select the desired report type. Some specific reports that may apply to your Ion property include:

    • Traffic. This is the default report. This report provides hits, volume, bandwidth, and offload data over time for Ion.

    • Cloud Interconnects. If you've enabled Cloud Interconnects for Google Cloud (GCP), you can view this report to estimate how much of your cloud origin egress traffic is successfully sent through Private Network Interconnects (PNIs)

    • Daily unique visitors. This report returns daily data for unique combinations of IP address and user agent.

    • Origin Performance. This report shows performance characteristics observed by ​​Akamai​ edge servers when making requests to your origin servers

    • Page Views. This report report returns page view (text/HTML) file data over time.

    • The Prefetching report. This applies if you've enabled Prefetching in your Ion property. It shows the volume of responses served by the ​Akamai​ edge and your origin server, via Prefetching.

    • The Proxy Protection report. This is available if you've enabled Enhanced Proxy Detection in your Ion property. It shows how proxy detection and location spoofing protection have been applied when delivering your content.

    • The SureRoute Performance report. If you've enabled SureRoute, you can view the percentage of traffic traveling SureRoute's faster route in this report. Data is based on the logs retrieved from the ​​Akamai​​ edge servers.

    • Today's Traffic. This report provides hits, volume, bandwidth, and offload data for the most recent 48 hours.

    • Traffic by Browser & OS. This report provides information about what browser types and operating systems are generating traffic.

    • Traffic by Geography. This report returns traffic data based on the country or area where requests originated for your site or app.

    • Unique Visitors. This report returns unique visitor data over time. Unique visitors are determined by unique combinations of end-user IP addresses plus the user agent.

    • URL Responses. This report delivers HTTP response data by URL. HTTP URL data is stored only for URLs with at least 50 hits per day.

    • The URL Traffic report. This report delivers traffic data by URL. Data can be viewed based on the number of hits or bytes transferred.

    • The Adaptive Image Compression report. If you've enabled Adaptive Image Compression, you can view this report to view Round Trip Time (RTT) data. This determines the quality of network conditionspoor, good, or excellent.

Use the API

​Akamai​ offers the Reporting API that you can call to generate customized reports to meet your specific need.


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