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Installation and Configuration
The Netacea Akamai integration detects bot activity and performs mitigating actions in line with the client blocking strategy.
To successfully integrate using Netacea, please ensure you have:
- 1.An active Akamai account with access to the Akamai Dashboard.
- 2.Akamai EdgeWorkers with the Resource Tier of "Dynamic Compute". The lower resource tier is not sufficient.
- 3.Akamai DataStream 2 enabled.
Dynamic Compute Edge Workers needs to be included on your on your Akamai Contract and commonly comes with additional costs.
DataStream 2 needs to be included on your Akamai Contract and commonly comes at no extra cost.
To enable these features, get in touch with your Akamai account team.
Akamai Control Center
Configuring the below Advanced XML behavior is a critical part of the implementation. This behavior ensures that in the unlikely event the Netacea Protector API fails, your protected properties and websites continue to function normally.
Contact your Akamai account representative to add this advanced custom XML block (custom behavior) via Akamai Professional Services:
Advanced behaviour XML:
The above advanced XML behavior must be added to your Akamai account by Akamai Professional Services. Delays to this deployment can impact installation timelines.