Simulate Error Response Code

Simulate various error response codes for testing purposes.

How it works

This behavior simulates an error response when the user requests matched content. Contact ​Akamai​ Professional Services for help configuring it.

Features and options


What it does

Error To Simulate

Specifies the error to trigger when a request is made.

  • DNS Timeout
  • Sureroute DNS Fail
  • DNS Fail
  • Connect Timeout
  • No Good Forward IP
  • DNS In Region
  • Connect Failure
  • Read Timeout
  • Read Error
  • Write Error


When the Error To Simulate is set to Connect Timeout, DNS Timeout, Sureroute DNS Fail, or Read Timeout, generates an error after the specified amount of time from the initial request.

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