With this behavior enabled, you can specify details about the Origin Server to apply related optimizations to the property configuration.
Select the location of the origin server, based on its Origin Type:
- NetStorage. Select Unknown if you’re using Akamai NetStorage as your origin.
- Your Own Origin. Select the geographical location of your origin server. If you aren’t sure about your server location, select Unknown.
Select the authentication method to use. The options available, and the appropriate settings, depending on the product in use:
- Akamai Origins – Auto, Others – None. This is the default and applies to you if your origin doesn’t have any external authentication requirements, or if you’re using NetStorage as your origin.
- Akamai Signature Authentication *Adaptive Media Delivery (AMD), only. Select this if your AMD property has been set up to use our shared certificate hostname for secure delivery to your custom origin.
- Akamai Media Services Live *AMD, only. Select this if you’re using this AMD property in association with the Media Services Live product to deliver live streaming media. This case is covered in the Media Services Live user documentation.
- Interoperability Google Cloud Storage. Select this if you’re authenticating with Google Cloud Storage (GCS) as your origin. Note that edge servers use the signature version 4 signing process to authenticate your requests to this cloud provider. See V4 signing process in Google Cloud Storage. Once selected, provide the following details:
- Access ID. Enter the identifier of the access key used to authenticate requests to your GCS service.
- Secret. Enter the secret key used to compute the signature.
- Amazon Web Services. Select this if you’re authenticating with this third-party cloud provider as your origin. Note that edge servers use the signature version 4 signing process to authenticate your requests to this cloud provider. See V4 signing process in AWS. Once selected, provide the following details:
- Access Key ID. Enter the identifier of the access key used to authenticate requests to your AWS service.
- Secret Access Key. Enter the secret key used to compute the signature.
- Region. Enter the AWS-specific region that houses your AWS service.
- Endpoint Service. Enter the code of your AWS service. This is the segment or part of the segment that precedes amazonaws.com or the region code in the AWS hostname. For example, s3 is the endpoint service for both https://<account-id>.s3-control.eu-north-1.amazonaws.com and https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com hostnames. See Service endpoints and quotas in AWS.