Diagnostic Data Beacons

This behavior triggers diagnostic data beacons for use with Broadcast Operations Support System (BOSS), ​Akamai​’s monitoring and diagnostics system.

Features and options

Field

What it does

Sub-options

Enable diagnostic data beacons

Enables or disables the behavior.

Content Provider Codes

Enter the space-separated list of Content Provider (CP) codes that trigger the beacons. You need to specify the same set of CP codes within BOSS.

Request Type

Specifies which requests trigger a beacon.

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  • Edge only
  • Edge & Midgress
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Forward Type

Specifies which types of forwards trigger beacons.

  • Midgress only
  • Origin only
  • Midgress & Origin

Sampling Frequency

Specifies the frequency at which requests and forwards are sampled. Setting this value to 0 disables beacons altogether.

Conditional Feed Sampling Frequency

Specifies the frequency at which conditional feed requests and forwards are sampled. Setting this value to 0 disables beacons altogether.

Conditional Feed HTTP Status

Specifies the set of response status codes or ranges that trigger the beacon.

  • 0xx
  • 302
  • 304
  • 3xx
  • 401
  • 403
  • 404
  • 408
  • 4xx
  • 500
  • 503
  • 5xx
  • 6xx

Conditional Feed Error Pattern

A space-separated list of error patterns that trigger beacons to conditional feeds. Each pattern can include wildcards, such as *CONNECT* *DENIED*.


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