Rules for Akamai CDNs - AWS Elemental MediaLive

Rules for Akamai CDNs

Read this table if you are setting up redundant manifests with an Akamai CDN. If your downstream system is not an Akamai CDN, see Rules for most downstream systems.

Field Rule
Protocol/domain/path portion of the two destination URIs (A and B) Can be different from each other, or can be the same.
Base_filename portion of the two destination URIs (A and B)

Can be different from each other, or can be the same.

It cannot use variable identifiers that include the date or time.

The combination of the protocol/domain/path and the base_filename must be unique in A and B. This rule ensures that the output files from the two pipelines don’t overwrite each other.

Name_modifier

There is only one instance of this field. Both pipelines use the same value.

It cannot use variable identifiers that include the date or time.

Segment modifier

There is only one instance of this field. Both pipelines use the same value.

It can use variable identifiers that include the date or time.

Base URL Manifest A and

Base URL Manifest B

These fields apply only if you are also implementing custom manifest paths. Typically, with Akamai CDNs, you do implement custom manifest paths.

Complete both fields.

Base URL Content A and

Base URL Content B

These fields apply only if you are also implementing custom manifest paths.

Complete both fields.