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request_​type

  • Property Manager name: Request Type
  • Criteria version: The v2023-09-20 rule format supports the request_​type criteria v1.1.
  • Rule format status: GA, stable
  • Access: Read-write
  • Allowed in includes: Yes

Matches the basic type of request. To use this match, you need to be thoroughly familiar with how Akamai edge servers process requests. Contact your Akamai Technical representative if you need help, and test thoroughly on staging before activating on production.

OptionTypeDescriptionRequires
match_​operatorenum

Specifies whether the request IS or IS_​NOT the type of specified value.

{"displayType":"enum","options":["IS","IS_NOT"],"tag":"select"}
IS

The request is the type of specified value.

IS_​NOT

The request is not the type of specified value.

valueenum

Specifies the type of request, either a standard CLIENT_​REQ, an ESI_​FRAGMENT, or an EW_​SUBREQUEST.

{"displayType":"enum","options":["CLIENT_REQ","ESI_FRAGMENT","EW_SUBREQUEST"],"tag":"select"}
CLIENT_​REQ

A client request.

ESI_​FRAGMENT

An Edge Side Include fragment.

EW_​SUBREQUEST

An Edge​Workers sub-request.