Set Variable: generation

Perform this procedure after adding a Set Variable behavior to your rule.

  1. Select the variable you want to manipulate.

  2. Select Generate from the list .

  3. Select a generator: Geo-distance, Hex Random, or Random Number.

    Random number

    The edge servers generate a numerical value within a minimum and maximum value you set.

    Minimum value. Choose the minimum number the edge servers will use to generate a value.

    Maximum value. Choose the maximum number the edge servers will use to generate a value.

    The edge servers randomly pick a number between the minimum and maximum values you specify.

    Hex random

    Have the edge servers create a value using only hexadecimal characters (0-9,A-F).

    Number of bytes. Slide the bar to set the length of your generated value.

  4. Add or choose the parameters by which the edge servers generate the variable value.

  5. Optionally Apply a transformation.


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