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client_​characteristics


Specifies characteristics of the client ecosystem. Akamai uses this information to optimize your metadata configuration, which may result in better end-user performance.

See also origin​_characteristics and various product-specific behaviors whose names are prefixed content​Characteristics.

OptionTypeDescriptionRequires
countryenum

Specifies the client request's geographic region.

{"displayType":"enum","options":["GLOBAL","GLOBAL_US_CENTRIC","GLOBAL_EU_CENTRIC","GLOBAL_ASIA_CENTRIC","EUROPE","NORTH_AMERICA","SOUTH_AMERICA","NORDICS","ASIA_PACIFIC","AUSTRALIA","GERMANY","INDIA","ITALY","JAPAN","TAIWAN","UNITED_KINGDOM","OTHER","UNKNOWN"],"tag":"select"}
GLOBAL

Global.

GLOBAL_​US_​CENTRIC

Regional.

GLOBAL_​EU_​CENTRIC

Regional.

GLOBAL_​ASIA_​CENTRIC

Regional.

EUROPE

Europe.

NORTH_​AMERICA

North America.

SOUTH_​AMERICA

South America.

NORDICS

Northern Europe.

ASIA_​PACIFIC

Asia and Pacific Islands.

AUSTRALIA

Australia.

GERMANY

Germany.

INDIA

India.

ITALY

Italy.

JAPAN

Japan.

TAIWAN

Taiwan.

UNITED_​KINGDOM

United Kingdom.

OTHER

A fallback value.

UNKNOWN

Defer any optimizations.