This behavior enables more efficient persistent connections from origin to edge server to client. Compare with the persistent​Client​Connection behavior, which customizes persistent connections from edge to client. Contact Akamai Professional Services for help configuring either.

Warning. Disabling this behavior wastes valuable browser resources. Leaving connections open too long makes them vulnerable to attack. Avoid both of these scenarios.


Enables persistent connections.

timeoutstring (duration)

Specifies the timeout period after which edge server closes a persistent connection.