Content Characteristics - Dynamic Web Content

This behavior and its options allow support for Integrated Cloud Acceleration (ICA). ICA allows you to add more support for Dynamic Web Content for your customers ("Subcustomers") via your Akamai Cloud Embed CDN.


  • You need ICA added to your contract. Talk to your account representative about adding this to your contract to use this support.
  • You need "Dynamic Web Content" enabled. To include the Content Characteristics - Dynamic Web Content behavior, you must enable the Dynamic Web Content option in the Sub-Customer Enablement behavior for an ACE base configuration. Also, the Content Characteristics - Dynamic Web Content behavior must be added to the same rule that contains the Sub-Customer Enablement behavior, in which you've enabled the Dynamic Web Content option.

What do these options do?

If you enable any of these options, you can configure them for individual Subcustomers. For example, if you enable SureRoute, you can granularly apply settings for it—enable it, disable it or apply other settings—for each Subcustomer. This configuration is done by generating a policy for that Subcustomer using the ACE API, and defining settings via the content-characteristics behavior.

If an option is left at "Off," you can't configure settings for it via a Subcustomer policy.

Dynamic web content support for ACE, including the use of this behavior, and the generation of individual Subcustomer policies to configure it, is described in detail in the ACE - Implementation Guide.