Map by geographic location property

Geographic mapping lets you configure a property that returns a CNAME based on the requester's location. You can reuse maps for multiple properties or create new ones.

Before you begin

To configure a property for geographic mapping, your domain must have at least one geographic map defined.

How to

  1. On the Traffic Management Domains page, select the domain for which you want to add a property and click Add New Property.
  2. Enter a name in the Property Name field. This is required.
  3. Select Map by geographic location from the Property Type list.
    If...Then...
    If you do not have a geographic map And the geographic map property states that you need to create a geographic map:
    1. Create a map following the steps in Managing maps (Geographic, CIDR, and AS).
    2. After you create the map, return to the domain and Property Type list.
    3. Click Map by geographic location to create the property and select a map from the menu.
    If you have a geographic map Select one from the menu under the Map by geographic location on the Property Types page.
  4. Enter the following information or accept the defaults:
    • Comments (optional)
    • DNS TTL
  5. Click Add To Change List & Next. The Traffic Targets page appears.
  6. Enter a handout CNAME for the geographic zones and default mapping zone.
  7. Click Add To Change List & Next. The Review page appears.
  8. On the Review page, you can view the basic property settings and traffic targets and edit the settings if you want to make revisions.
  9. Click Add To Change List. The Properties tab appears. A green check mark will appear next to the new property.
  10. Click Review Change List. The Change List Detail dialog appears.
  11. Review the Change List Detail dialog changes, validate them, add a required comment, and click Activate Domain to save them.
    See Change List Detail Dialog for more information.