To configure this API for the first time:

  • Make sure Site Shield is in your contract. You can find the list of products within your account in ‚ÄčControl Center‚Äč under Contracts. Contact your ‚ÄčAkamai‚Äč support team to enable Site Shield if necessary.

  • You need different permissions to access API functions. You can manage these permissions in ‚ÄčControl Center‚Äč. Learn more about the access control model.

  • Before you can use this API, you need to Create authentication credentials.

  • To enable this API, choose the API service named Site Shield, and set the access level to READ-WRITE.

  • Add the Site Shield behavior to your properties in Property Manager.

The code examples shown in this API documentation are for reference but do not contain the required authentication code syntax you need to make API calls. For code samples you can copy and paste, check out the Recipes. To learn how to apply authentication in a variety of programming languages when using Akamai APIs, refer to Authenticate with EdgeGrid.


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