Ad Scaler Circuit Breaker

This behavior works with Manifest Rerouting to provide the scale and reliability of โ€‹Akamaiโ€‹ network while simultaneously allowing third party partners to modify the requested media content with value-added features. The Ad Scaler Circuit Breaker behavior specifies the fallback action in case the technology partner encounters errors and canโ€™t modify the requested media object.

Features and options

Field

What it does

Sub-options

Response Delay Based

Triggers a fallback action based on the delayed response from the technology partnerโ€™s server.

Response Delay Threshold

With Response Delay Based enabled, specifies the maximum response delay that, if exceeded, triggers the fallback action. The recommended value is 500ms.

Response Code Based

Triggers a fallback action based on the response code from the technology partnerโ€™s server.

Response Codes

With Response Code Based enabled, specifies the codes in the partnerโ€™s response that trigger the fallback action.

  • 408 Request Timeout
  • 500 Internal Server Error
  • 502 Bad Gateway
  • 504 Gateway Timeout
  • Same as received from Partner Platform
  • Specify your own

Fallback Action

With Response Delay Based or Response Code Based enabled, specifies the fallback action.

  • **Return Error**. Returns error as the server response.
  • **Return <> Copy of the Manifest File**. Returns an unmodified <> copy of the manifest file to the requesting client.

Return Error

With Fallback Action set to Return Error, specifies the error to include in the response to the client.

  • 408 Request Timeout
  • 500 Internal Server Error
  • 502 Bad Gateway
  • 504 Gateway Timeout
  • Same as received from Partner Platform
  • Specify your own

Specify your own

With Return Error set to Specify your own, defines a custom error response.


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