Manage your site's availability
When enabled, Site Failover lets you choose a failover page. Akamai redirects your site visitors to this page during a planned or unplanned outage, instead of serving a generic or cryptic error page.
Be sure to specify a fully qualified URL starting with
Here’s an example. Say your main site or active server goes down. Akamai can
send your visitors to the alternate site
Enable Site Failover to serve a predesignated page if your website is ever unavailable. Disable this setting to serve a traditional error page.