Add a throttling condition

A throttling condition contains the match criteria for requests that API consumers send to your APIs. You can define a condition so that it includes very coarse or granular components of your API, such as endpoints, resources, methods, or API keys associated with a selected access control group.

Try the API: You can also complete this task by using the Key and Quota Management API. Run the Create a throttling counter operation. Learn more about Akamai’s APIs.

How to

  1. In the Throttling conditions section, from the Add condition menu, select the condition that you want to configure for this throttling counter.
  2. Do one of these steps:
    If...Then...
    If you selected API keys, do these steps:
    1. Expand the API keys node.
    2. Select the API keys that you want to include in this throttling condition.
      Tip: You can use the search bar to find API keys.
    If you selected Endpoints and resources, do these steps:
    1. Expand the Endpoints and resources node.
    2. Select the endpoints and resources that you want to include in this throttling condition.
      Tip: You can select the Show only active checkbox to display only endpoints and resources currently active on the Akamai network.
  3. Click Save.