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We are constantly improving your CDN experience by:

Key recent changes to our CDN service are listed below.

08/08/2022

WAF Premier and Standard now allows up to 2 access rules to contain 10,000 IP addresses or IP blocks. Although you may create more than 2 access rules, all additional access rules are limited to 1,000 IP addresses or IP blocks.

07/22/2022

WAF now allows you to define country subdivision (e.g., state or province) access controls.

Learn more.

06/29/2022

A new POP location (i.e., VAL) in Valparaíso, Chile is now live.

06/24/2022

You may now restrict Origin Shield POP selection to Payment Card Industry (PCI)-certified locations.

Learn more.

04/15/2022

A new POP location (i.e., PNH) in Phnom Penh, Cambodia is now live.

03/23/2022

WAF now allows you to apply bot rules to clients whose IP address matches one defined within our reputation database.

Learn more.

03/22/2022

A new POP location (i.e., QAT) in Qatar is now live.

03/17/2022

A new POP location (i.e., MAB) in Manchester, England is now live.

03/10/2022

WAF now allows you to rate limit traffic by the autonomous system (AS) or country from which the request originated.

Learn more.

03/10/2022

Our Certificate Provisioning System now allows you to define the set of recipients that will receive email notifications for a pending certificate validation, certificate renewal, and certificate expiration. Additionally, you may customize email recipients on a per certificate basis.

Learn more.

02/09/2022

We have reserved the 700 - 999 status code range for communication between our servers. Your servers should not return a status code within this range.

Learn more.

01/14/2022

A new POP location (i.e., FOR) in Fortaleza, Brazil is now live.

01/14/2022

Report Builder now allows you to generate reports that identify the request's traffic and proxy type.

01/14/2022

RTLD CDN now supports the proxy_type log field.

1/3/2022

The following POP locations are now live:

  • Tokyo, Japan (TKC)
  • Pathum Thani, Thailand (HKT)
  • Boston, Massachusetts, USA (BSB)

12/08/2021

All customer accounts that were still using legacy customer origin configurations were upgraded to customer origin groups. A customer origin group configures a connection to either your web server(s) or an Azure block blob container.

This upgrade solely affects how you manage customer origin configurations. It does not impact traffic delivery in any way.

Learn more about customer origin groups.

Learn more about Azure block blob storage.

12/01/2021

We have just introduced a BETA version of Edge Insights. Edge Insights provides historical and near real-time insights into threat profiles, performance, and CDN usage.

11/13/2021

A new POP location (i.e., JAU) in Lima, Peru is now live.

9/28/2021

The following POP locations are now live:

  • Dallas, Texas, USA (DAD)
  • Mexico City, Mexico (TLC)

09/01/2021

We have released RTLD Rate Limiting. Use this module to deliver log data that describes requests for which Web Application Firewall (WAF) enforced a rate limit as defined through a rate rule.

08/05/2021

A new POP location (i.e., SGD) in Singapore, Asia is now live.

08/03/2021

A new POP location (i.e., DCE) in Ashburn, Virginia, USA is now live.

07/20/2021

Rules Engine now has:

06/25/2021

RTLD CDN now supports the following log fields:

client_tls_version | origin_name | platform | prewrite_time | total_time

Learn more.

06/01/2021

We have released Edge Image Optimizer. Use this feature to dynamically optimize your images at the edge of our network.

05/27/2021

A new POP location (i.e., MSP) in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA is now live.

05/25/2021

RTLD now supports the following log delivery destinations:

05/25/2021

A new POP location (i.e., MTY) in Monterrey, Mexico is now live.

05/24/2021

We have introduced the Identity dashboard. Leverage this dashboard to manage your multi-factor authentication configuration and OAuth 2.0 API clients.

You may no longer manage two-factor authentication from within the MCC. Additionally, existing two-factor configurations have been reset.

04/08/2021

RTLD CDN now supports the ability to format log data using comma-separated values (CSV).

04/01/2021

A new POP location (i.e., CHE) in Chicago, Illinois, USA is now live.

03/12/2021

RTLD WAF now supports the ability to filter log data by Security Application Manager, Access Rule, Custom Rule, or Managed Rule configuration.

02/25/2021

We have introduced a BETA version of bot rules for Web Application Firewall. Use bot rules to require a client to solve a browser challenge before honoring their requests.

Learn more.

2/24/2021

Custom rules now also allows you to identify traffic by country, IP address, and the request URL path including query string.

Learn more.

02/18/2021

A new POP location (i.e., VAP) in Santiago, Chile is now live.

02/16/2021

A new POP location (i.e., WMI) in Warsaw, Poland is now live.

02/08/2021

A new POP location (i.e., FRD) in Frankfurt, Germany is now live.

02/08/2021

Web Application Firewall now supports custom rules. Custom rules allow you to define a profile or pattern through which WAF will identify threats. For example, you can create a custom rule that identifies requests by user agent.

Learn more.

02/02/2021

A new POP location (i.e., SAC) in San Jose, California, USA is now live.

01/31/2021

A new POP location (i.e., LAC) in Los Angeles, California, USA is now live.

01/11/2021

A new POP location (i.e., SED) in Seattle, Washington, USA is now live.

12/15/2020

We have released a new version of WAF. It expands upon all of the capabilities offered by WAF (legacy) and Rate Limiting (legacy) with a simplified and centralized setup that allows you to:

  • Define the type of requests that will be secured.
  • Reuse configurations when securing different applications.

Learn more.

12/04/2020

A new POP location (i.e., PVR) in Guadalajara, Mexico is now live.

12/04/2020

A new POP location (i.e., LHD) in London, UK is now live.

11/24/2020

A new POP location (i.e., MBW) in Melbourne, Australia is now live.

11/19/2020

Real-Time Log Delivery (RTLD) now consists of two modules:

  • RTLD CDN encompasses the original behavior of RTLD. Use this module to deliver log data that describes requests submitted to our CDN service.
  • RTLD WAF provides new functionality. Use this module to deliver log data that describes requests identified as threats by WAF.

11/19/2020

Our Certificate Provisioning System now supports automatic certificate renewal.

11/18/2020

A new POP location (i.e., DMK) in Nonthaburi, Thailand is now live.

9/28/2020

Our Certificate Provisioning System now supports requests for Extended Validation (EV) certificates.

9/24/2020

A new POP location (i.e., MID) in Miami, Florida, USA is now live.

09/16/2020

Real-Time Log Delivery now supports the ability to filter log data by user agent.

9/11/2020

A new POP location (i.e., SOF) in Sofia, Bulgaria is now live.

09/08/2020

Edge Performance Analytics now supports the ability to generate reports for 400 Bad Request, 401 Unauthorized, and 429 Too Many Requests status codes.

09/02/2020

Real-Time Log Delivery now supports the ability to log custom request headers, response headers, and cookies.

Learn more.

09/02/2020

Report Builder now allows you to generate reports that identify the request's TLS version (i.e., tls_version).

Learn more.

08/31/2020

We have updated the Grafana plugin to improve compatibility with Grafana 6.7.4.

Learn more.

08/31/2020

Real-Time Log Delivery now supports the following log fields:

  • Background Fill Wait Time
  • Client City
  • Client Region

Learn more.

08/26/2020

A new POP location (i.e., NWA) in Sydney, Australia is now live.

08/25/2020

Real-Time Alerts now supports the ability to selectively apply alerts to specific edge CNAME configurations.

Learn more.

08/24/2020

We have released a data source plugin for Grafana. Use this Grafana plugin to visualize Report Builder data.

Learn more.

08/14/2020

We have released the following features for Rules Engine - Advanced:

These specialty features, which should not be confused with the Stale While Revalidate feature, determine how often our service will attempt to revalidate with your web servers when communication has been temporarily disabled due to repeated origin server availability issues.

08/06/2020

We have released the Mask Client Subnet feature for Rules Engine - Basic. This feature masks a client's IP address for logging and reporting purposes.

08/05/2020

A new POP location (i.e., KWI) in Salmiya, Kuwait is now live.

07/23/2020

A new POP location (i.e., OTP) in Bucharest, Romania is now live.

06/26/2020

A new POP location (i.e., MUC) in Munich, Germany is now live.

06/18/2020

We now support the following HTTP variables:

  • Path

    %{path}

    The Request URI variable (i.e., %{uri}) was deprecated in favor of the Path variable. Please update your configurations to use %{path} instead.

  • Normalized Path

    %{normalized_path}
  • Normalized Query String

    %{normalized_query}
  • Normalized URI

    %{normalized_uri}
  • QUIC Versions

    %{quic_altsvc_versions}

06/17/2020

A new POP location (i.e., AMC) in Amsterdam, Netherlands is now live.

06/16/2020

You may now self-service TLS certificates via our Certificate Provisioning System. Contact your CDN account manager to upgrade your account.

Learn more.

06/10/2020

A new POP location (i.e., PIT) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is now live.

06/08/2020

A new POP location (i.e., WIL) in Nairobi, Kenya is now live.

06/01/2020

A new POP location (i.e., BKK) in Bangkok, Thailand is now live.

05/28/2020

Delivery setup now supports customer origin groups. A customer origin group configures a connection to either your web server(s) or an Azure block blob container.

If your account uses CDN storage, then you cannot upgrade your account to take advantage of our built-in support for Azure block blob storage. However, you may still upgrade your account to use customer origin groups.

Customer origin groups replaces the legacy method for configuring customer origins. Contact your CDN account manager if you would like to update your account.

Learn more about customer origin groups.

Learn more about Azure block blob storage.

05/08/2020

A new POP location (i.e., LIS) in Lisbon, Portugal is now live.

05/05/2020

Our implementation of QUIC now supports Google's latest format for specifying QUIC versions. If you have implemented QUIC via our QUIC feature, then no additional action is required on your part to leverage the latest QUIC versions.

Manually enabling QUIC via HTTP variables is not recommended. The recommended method for enabling QUIC is via the QUIC feature.

05/05/2020

Our network now supports the WebSocket protocol. This protocol is useful for applications that require low latency or full-duplex communication.

Learn more.

04/27/2020

Real-Time Log Delivery now supports the following log fields:

client_continent_code | client_protocol | proxy_ip | proxy_port

Learn more.

04/24/2020

A new POP location (i.e., XIJ) in Kuwait City, Kuwait is now live.

04/23/2020

Real-Time Log Delivery now supports the following log fields:

first_byte_served | last_byte_served | pop | scheme | uuid

Learn more.

04/10/2020

A new POP location (i.e., OSA) in Osaka, Japan is now live.

04/06/2020

The following POP locations are now live:

  • Atlanta, Georgia, USA (AGA)
  • Dallas, Texas, USA (DAC)

03/31/2020

Real-Time Log Delivery now supports:

03/03/2020

Due to the security risks inherent to FTP (e.g., authentication via cleartext passwords), access to CDN storage over FTP is undergoing end-of-life and will only be available until May 26, 2020.

If you are currently using FTP to view/manage CDN storage, please update your workflow to use SFTP or rsync.

Learn more.

02/14/2020

Rules Engine now supports the ability to identify traffic through the following Device match conditions:

02/14/2020

Rules Engine now supports HTTP variables that provide the client's request protocol (i.e., %{virt_http_version}) and SSL/TLS connection information (i.e., %{virt_ssl_cipher} and %{virt_ssl_protocol}).

02/14/2020

Stale responses now include a Warning response header.

02/14/2020

A new POP location (i.e., LSV) in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA is now live.

01/24/2020

A new POP location (i.e., NYD) in New York, New York, USA is now live.

01/16/2020

A new POP location (i.e., CHD) in Chicago, Illinois, USA is now live.

01/10/2020

We have released the Streaming Optimization feature for Rules Engine - Advanced. This feature automatically tunes your caching configuration to optimize performance for live streams and to reduce the load on the origin server.

12/18/2019

A new POP location (i.e., BOG) in Bogota, Colombia is now live.

11/18/2019

Report Builder has been released. This feature allows you to generate custom reports.

12/18/2019

A new POP location (i.e., MNL) in Manila, Philippines is now live.

10/14/2019

A new POP location (i.e., DCD) in Ashburn, Virginia, USA is now live.

09/25/2019

A new POP location (i.e., LHC) in London, UK is now live.

09/24/2019

A new POP location (i.e., LPL) in Manchester, UK is now live.

08/06/2019

Real-Time Log Delivery now supports the following log fields:

client_as_org | client_asn | client_country_code | client_geo_latitude | client_geo_longitude | client_isp

Learn more.

08/06/2019

Rules Engine now supports HTTP variables (i.e., %{http_x_ec_uuid} and %{http_x_ec_session_id}) that track requests and sessions.

08/05/2019

A new POP location (i.e., PAA) in Paris, France is now live.

07/10/2019

Rules Engine now supports the ability to identify traffic through the following Location match conditions:

07/02/2019

A new POP location (i.e., PHX) in Phoenix, Arizona, USA is now live.

04/25/2019

A new POP location (i.e., CMC) in Chicago, Illinois, USA is now live.

04/06/2019

A new POP location (i.e., MDR) in Madrid, Spain is now live.

02/28/2019

The maximum file size for edge server compression has been increased to 3 MB.

02/25/2019

Real-Time Log Delivery now supports:

  • Log delivery to Azure Blob Storage.
  • Filtering log data by HTTP status code and/or edge CNAMEs.

02/08/2019

A new POP location (i.e., MIL) in Milan, Italy is now live.

01/15/2019

The following POP locations are now live:

  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA (PHD)
  • Detroit, Michigan, USA (DTW)

01/09/2019

A new Rules Engine feature (i.e., QUIC) and an HTTP variable (i.e., %{quic_versions}) have been introduced to make it easier to set up QUIC support.

Learn more about QUIC.

01/04/2019

A new POP location (i.e., TPE) in Taipei, Taiwan is now live.

01/04/2019

A new POP location (i.e., GDL) in Guadalajara, Mexico is now live.

12/06/2018

A new POP location (i.e., DNA) in Denver, Colorado, USA is now live.

11/20/2018

User privileges are now enforced on REST API requests. Please ensure that the user associated with your REST API token has been granted sufficient permissions to perform the equivalent action within the MCC.

10/29/2018

A new POP location (i.e., SKA) in Stockholm, Sweden is now live.

10/17/2018

A new POP location (i.e., SGC) in Singapore is now live.

9/21/2018

A new POP location (i.e., VIA) in Vienna, Austria is now live.

9/10/2018

A new POP location (i.e., SPB) in São Paulo, Brazil is now live.

08/10/2018

A new POP location (i.e., BSA) in Boston, Massachusetts, USA is now live.

07/30/2018

A new Edge Performance Analytics report for the 503 Service Unavailable response code is now available.

Learn more.

07/25/2018

A new POP location (i.e., SYA) in Sydney, Australia is now live.

07/16/2018

Log data may now be delivered to AWS S3 or your web server(s) in near real-time by leveraging Real-Time Log Delivery.

Learn more.

06/19/2018

Due to the security risks inherent to FTP (e.g., authentication via cleartext passwords), log delivery to your web server over FTP is undergoing end-of-life and will only be available until September 19, 2018.

If you are currently using FTP for log delivery, please update your log delivery configuration to use SFTP immediately.

Learn more.

04/18/2018

The following POP locations are now live:

  • Paris, France (PAB)
  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (RIB)
  • Singapore (SGB)

04/09/2018

A new POP location (i.e., AMB) in Amsterdam, Europe is now live.

3/16/2018

Edge Optimizer

Edge Optimizer has been deprecated and should not be applied to your traffic. This feature is scheduled to undergo end-of-life in the near future.

03/01/2018

A new POP location (i.e., BLR) in Bangalore, India is now live.

02/27/2018

A new POP location (i.e., TIR) in Chennai, India is now live.

02/22/2018

A new POP location (i.e., NDL) in Delhi, India is now live.

02/12/2018

A new POP location (i.e., MRS) in Marseille, France is now live.

01/31/2018

Classes of status codes (i.e., 2xx, 3xx, 4xx, and 5xx) will no longer exclude status codes that are individually tracked (e.g., 403 and 404 for 4xx reporting). This change was applied to the following reports:

12/28/2017

A new POP location (i.e., HKC) in Hong Kong is now live.

12/7/2017

A new POP location (i.e., MEX) in Mexico City, Mexico is now live.

11/14/2017

A new POP location (i.e., JNB) in Johannesburg, South Africa is now live.

10/18/2017

A new POP location (i.e., MIC) in Miami, Florida, USA is now live.

10/17/2017

Rate Limiting

The "Apply Global Rate" value has been renamed to "Any Request."

10/02/2017

The embedded FTP client (i.e., File Manager) has been deprecated. Please considering using one of the following alternative solutions:

09/29/2017

A new POP location (i.e., PBC) in Puebla, Mexico is now live.

09/20/2017

A new POP location (i.e., SAA) in San Jose, California, USA is now live.

8/29/2017

A new POP location (i.e., RIX) in Riga, Latvia is now live.

8/14/2017

A new POP location (i.e., SEC) in Seattle, Washington, USA is now live.

7/26/2017

A new POP location (i.e., NAG) in Mumbai, India is now live.

7/20/2017

The following changes have been introduced to the dashboard:

  • A Performance section that contains a high-level overview of CDN performance and usage has been added to the dashboard.

    The Performance section contains updated terminology that provides increased accuracy for traffic identification. Additionally, it now provides statistics on two new cache status codes (i.e., Not Cached and Expired). Finally, friendlier names have been applied to existing cache status codes.
    Learn more.

  • A Usage section has been added directly below the Performance section. This section contains reports that track bandwidth usage (Avg. Usage/Sec) and the amount of data that was transferred via the CDN for your account.
  • The Bandwidth report has been renamed to Avg. Usage/Sec.

Learn more.

7/10/2017

A new POP location (i.e., AGA) in Atlanta, Georgia, USA is now live.

4/11/2017

User administration has been redesigned. As a result, the following changes were made:

  • User configuration is now split into two tabs. There is a tab for user settings (i.e., User Info) and another one for defining API access and privileges (i.e., Permissions).
  • The capability to delete a user and various user settings have been moved to a More Details section within the User Info tab. Delete the current user or view/configure those settings by expanding that section.
  • The Grant API Access Token option has been removed. A user's API permissions now determine whether that user will be granted a Web Services REST API token. A user must be granted access to at least one HTTP method (e.g., GET or POST) in order to receive a token.
  • The PUT/POST API permission has been split into two separate permissions (i.e., PUT and POST).
  • By default, the GET method is marked when creating a new user.
  • An account-wide two-factor authentication may no longer be defined. Two-factor authentication may now only be configured on a per user basis. By default, the Two-Factor Authentication option is turned on for new users.

    If two-factor authentication was previously disabled across the entire customer account, then it currently cannot be enabled on a per user basis. Existing customer accounts will be migrated soon to take advantage of this capability.

  • An administrator may no longer reset a user's password when clearing a 2FA configuration.
  • The Password Expiration label has been renamed to Password Reset Duration. Additionally, it may now only be set to never expire or a preset time interval (i.e., 30, 90, or 120 days).

3/31/2017

The HTTP/2 protocol is now supported for client to edge communication over HTTPS.

Learn more.

Documentation Change History

The CDN Help Center is constantly being revised to reflect our latest services and features. To learn more about our new features & services, please refer to the New Features & Services section above.

Key changes to the documentation are listed below.

 

Our online help has been redesigned to accommodate smaller screens. By default, the table of contents and the search bar will be hidden on smaller screens.

To show/hide the table of contents and the search bar

  • Press the icon to show the table of contents and the search bar.
  • Press the to hide the table of contents and the search bar.

 

Our online help has been redesigned and simplified in order to provide a streamlined experience.

Are you looking for our glossary? If so, view a glossary of terms by expanding More Information and then clicking Glossary.

Our online help is fully searchable. Search our online help by keyword(s) or phrase to find relevant information.

 

The content in the help center has been reorganized into the following categories:

Special characters, such as parentheses, ampersands, and spaces, have been removed from the file names used in the CDN Help Center. If you have bookmarked specific pages prior to this change, then you may need to update your bookmarks to reflect this change.