Implement the OTA Updates module

You can implement the OTA Updates module by creating an OTA Updates property configuration for your application or site in ​Akamai Control Center​, changes to your existing server configuration if necessary, and testing before production activation.

  1. Perform the initial integration tasks.

    1. Create your origin server DNS record.

      For more information, see Create DNS server records.

    2. Establish an SSL certificate.

      For more information, see Establish an SSL certificate in the certificate provisioning system.

  2. Configure an OTA Updates property.

    1. Create an OTA Updates property.
      For more information, see Create an OTA Updates property.

    2. Associate a property hostname to an EIB edge hostname.

      For more information, see Associate a property hostname to an edge hostname.

    3. For EIB configurations only: Associate a test hostname to an edge hostname.

      For more information, see Associate a test hostname to an edge hostname.

    4. Configure the mandatory and recommended behaviors in the default rule.

      For more information, see Configure the behaviors in the default rule.

    5. Configure the OTA Updates recommended behaviors.

      For more information, see Configure the OTA Updates recommended behaviors.

    6. Configure the authentication method for OTA Updates clients.

      For more information, see Configure authentication.

    7. Configure optional behaviors.

      For more information, see Optional behaviors.

  3. Test the OTA Updates configuration.

    1. Activate the OTA Updates property in the staging environment.

      For more information, see Activate OTA Updates in the staging environment.

    2. Point your browser to edge servers.

      For more information, see Point your browser to an edge server.

  4. Activate the OTA Updates configuration.

    1. For EIB configurations only: Point your browser to the EIB edge server.

      For more information, see Point your browser to the EIB edge server.

    2. Activate the OTA Updates property in the production environment.

      For more information, see Activate OTA Updates in the production environment.

    3. Optional: Verify the Edge IP Binding feature of the OTA Updates property.

      For more information, see Verify the Edge IP Binding configuration.

    4. Change the DNS record to point to your configuration.

      For more information, see Change a DNS record to point to your configuration.


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