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  1. Custom domain HTTPS support for Azure CDN from Akamai

    This is supported for Azure CDN from Verizon profiles (https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-custom-domain-https-support-with-azure-cdn). Also add this support for Azure CDN from Akamai.

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    • Purging via CNAME

      Currently purging is just supported by specifying the CDN endpoint. For case where a rewrite rules is used to direct customers to different content based on the CNAME (e.g. by selecting content to return based on host name) it is valuable to have the ability to purge content based on CNAME. Without this capability one needs to create individual CDN endpoints to use for each CNAME that has different content returned based on the CNAME.

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      • Support HSTS and HPKP

        Allow HSTS and HPKP to be enabled on Azure CDN

        Currently these values can only be passed through from the origin, which is fine for HSTS but can cause issues for HPKP (as the CDN cert may change, and probably doesn't match the origin cert)

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          How do you want HSTS to be enabled on the CDN? HSTS can be enabled on Azure CDN from Verizon Premium by using the rules engine to add the “Strict-Transports-Security” response header. Support for HPKP would likely require customers to provide their own HTTPS certificates. Once support for providing your own certificates is available the rules engine could be used to enabled HPKP support.

        • Dashboard with CDN Information

          1. The current CDN portal provides the required information, but it would be good to have something in the form of an Dashboard, which can provide an complete view of the performance and utilization.

          2. Region/Country wise cache status and the hit and miss ration is good to have to understand the traffic and to be aware of the performance from the different regions.

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          • A ready for use CDN

            Give free a CDN that is ready for use, except for some parameters to be specified and the necessary files to be uploaded. Something like a template.
            The videos where experts give lectures are only for other experts to applaud. The majority of your prospective clients are businessmen, educators, etc., who do not want to become experts in IT and do not have the time.

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            • Allow changing of pricing tier

              Allow changing pricing their from Verizon Standard to Verizon Premium and vice versa

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              • Provide API to access CDN Supplemental Management Portal

                API is needed to add new rules (e.g. Country Filtering, Token Auth, etc.) for newly added content.

                Use case: User adds new video content in CMS where he is able to block this video in some regions.

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                • Custom rules for WAF

                  Allow user created rules for WAF.

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                  • Allow the upload of custom certificates for HTTPS on custom domains

                    Currently, I have to wait for hours to get a domain certified, when I have a valid certificate in possession. I would like to allow the ability to upload a certificate per custom domain, or per endpoint and then associate to a custom domain.

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                    • Akamai CDN Easly Expire Header Set and Purge ALL Available?

                      Hello,

                      I'm using Akamai General Web Delivery. Its seems fine but Purge all and on the images files specific have not able the set Leverage Browser Caching (expire headers). Its maybe easly be on the Azure control panel.

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                      • CDN should support ETAGS just like they support last modification date

                        When performing a request with 'If-Modified-Since' header, CDN correctly respond 304 if data is not modified. But they ignore equivalent ETAGS directive: IF-None-Match and always return OK 200. They should consider it. Just as described in RFC 7234.

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                          0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                          This is a limitation just with Azure CDN from Akamai. With Azure CDN from Verizon ETag support is enabled by default. Supporting ETags is an optional and not a mandatory header per HTTP RFC. We are working long term to mitigate / remove differences in caching behavior between Verizon and Akamai.

                        • Provide the ability to prevent hotlinking in Azure CDN Standard

                          The ability to deny content or serve alternate content when hotlinking is detected, via whitelist / blacklisting referrers.

                          This would help us protect our CDN from third-party usage and is something AWS provides already.

                          5 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                            I’ve update the title to indicate that this is a request for Azure CDN Standard. This capability is available to today with Azure CDN from Verizon Premium via the rules engine. Via the rules engine you can match on a specific referer and deny a request or redirect / rewrite the request to a different location.

                          • Make full purge and wildcard purge for AKAMAI CDN

                            There is no way I can purge AKAMAI CDN endpoint fully or with wildcard which is best fit for our project.

                            60 votes
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                            • Provide access control feature

                              I'm looking to use Azure CDN to replace a password-protected FTP area. The lack of access control is preventing me using the CDN.

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                              • Signed cookie in CDN

                                Enable authenticated access to CDN without the need to change URL or headers. This is especially useful for referencing a static web page in an IFRAME.

                                Scenario. When user signs in to example.com, we would first redirect users to a non-cached page on CDN cdn.com, which would set the signed cookies, before redirecting back to example.com.

                                On example.com, we have an IFRAME that references a static webpage on cdn.com. The static webpage references other images, JavaScript and CSS on cdn.com. The access to the webpage and other resources are authenticated by the signed cookie.

                                AWS implementation http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonCloudFront/latest/DeveloperGuide/private-content-signed-cookies.html

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                                  0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                  If you are using Azure CDN from Verizon Premium, you can open a technical support case to have this capability setup for you via the rules engine. Overall you would use the token authentication capabilities in Azure CDN from Verizon Premium to accomplish this – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cdn/cdn-token-auth. With token authentication the signed token is sent by default in the query string for your URL’s. The capability you are looking for is the ability to instead have the token sent as a cookie in the client request to the CDN.

                                  We will look at enabling this capability long term without the need to open a support case.

                                • Correctly handle CORS with Range header

                                  When browser sends a Range request to CDN, CDN downloads the entire file from origin, then serve the appropriate range to the browser. However, when serving the content range, it does not send the CORS header that is present in the origin, thus breaking cross origin requests.

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                                  • Wants to add CORS headers in HTTP response sending through Azure Akamai CDN

                                    Wants to add CORS headers in HTTP response sending through Azure Akamai CDN

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                                    • Request filtering like AWS WAF

                                      Add request filtering ability like in AWS WAF

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                                      • Alerts triggered from a URL RegEx

                                        It would be great if we could register alerts to trigger from a URL hit or number of hits / second.

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                                        • Support OWASP Core Rule Set for Azure CDN

                                          Ability to use WAF with OWASP CRS, and turn on/off specific rules

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