Bypass WordPress Admin in Akamai


We use mini orange SAML plugin for  wordpress SSO. I noticed it for many times that another user's name is showing in the dashboard ribbon after I logged in. It changes to my name after I click the 'Edit my profile'. So I guess it could be Akamai caching related. I have added the following … Continue reading Bypass WordPress Admin in Akamai

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Akamai add basic auth to incoming request


In some cases, Akamai may need to add auth basic to incoming request before sending it to the origin. Here is how to: 1) encode the username and password in the format of username:password. It can be done either via bash script or the online tool. # echo -n username:password | base64 dXNlcm5hbWU6cGFzc3dvcmQ= https://www.base64encode.org/ 2) Add a behavior … Continue reading Akamai add basic auth to incoming request

Allow DELETE method pass payload in Akamai


We have a RESTful API endpoint for DELETE request sitting behind Akamai. And the DELETE request contains some data in the payload. By default, Akamai strips off the payload in DELETE method when you only turn on 'Allow DELETE'. To allow Akamai to pass the payload in DELETE method, you have to: Enable 'Allow All Methods on Parent Servers' on … Continue reading Allow DELETE method pass payload in Akamai