Introducing a New whoami Tool for DNS Resolver Information

The DNS tools “whoami.akamai.net” and its alias “whoami.akamai.com” have been used for many years, often as a step in the process for diagnosing how a CDN is directing traffic, locality, and network reachability issues. Whoami was originally introduced as a quick solution that, as often happens, ended up sticking...

Categories: Technology, Web Performance

Getting Started with Application Security APIs and CLI

In a world where web applications are continuously evolving and deploying at a breakneck pace, automating web application security is more important than ever.  That’s why we’re excited to share our Application Security API and corresponding Akamai CLI for Application Security for use in beta to help you automate...

Categories: CLI, Security, Technology

Recap: Akamai at the Great Indian Developer Summit in Bangalore

The Great Indian Developer Summit recently held its 11th edition in Bangalore, and we on the Akamai Developer Relations team were proud to be a Platinum Sponsor of this influential event. The opportunity to interact with developers and admins like you through sessions and other conversations was extremely valuable...

Categories: Events, Technology

Announcing Akamai CLI for Firewall Rules

With this week’s announcement of Akamai CLI 1.0 as a part of the 2018 Spring Release, now seems like a great time to highlight new functionality for Akamai CLI. First, a bit of background on this one: In order to secure origin infrastructure, many companies opt to disallow all...

Categories: CLI, DevOps, Technology

Visit Akamai at the Great Indian Developer Summit, April 24-27

The Great Indian Developer Summit (GIDS), to be held April 24-27 in Bangalore, is where developers and admins are coming together to share their latest and greatest work. Akamai Bangalore is the second largest Akamai office in the world, so Namma Bengaluru is special for us, and we are...

Categories: DevOps, Events, Mobile, Technology, Web Performance