Reporting dimensions (legacy products)

Here you'll find a list of the dimensions available for use with the various reports dashboards for legacy delivery products, including File Downloads/HTTP Downloads (FD), HTTP Content Delivery (HCD), and Object Caching (OC).

Dimension Name Description Limitations of Use
ASN The Autonomous System Number (ASN) of the internet service provider (ISP). Only the top 200 ASNs, globally are reported. All remaining values are categorized as Others.
City The download was performed by an end user in this city. This is gathered from the client’s IP address. Only the top 250 cities globally, based on population are reported. The rest are categorized as "Others."
Client State The state (US or Canada) from which content was accessed by the end-user. Derived from the client's IP address. N/A
Client State Code
Content Type The value of the HTTP content type header served to the client. The reports reveal this dimension as "Others" if the content type is unknown or it's not set.

Delivery Format, Delivery Type, IP Version and Delivery Option filters are not available for this dimension.

Country The download was performed by an end user in this country. This is gathered from the client’s IP address. N/A
CPCode A Content Provider (CP) code is an identifier assigned to a contract and used for reporting, billing and monitoring traffic served. N/A
Device Indicates the browser, application, or device used to download the object. This information is derived from the user-agent information in the request. The following apply to this dimension:
  • This includes Browsers/Applications and devices, everything else is categorized as "Others."
  • No version information available.
  • The following devices are reported:
    • ANDROID
    • CHROME
    • FIREFOX
    • GALAXY TAB
    • IPAD
    • IPHONE
    • NETSCAPE
    • SAFARI
    • IE APPLETV
    • OPERA
    • SEAMONKEY
    • ITUNESITUNES-APPLETV
    • ITUNES-IPOD
    • ITUNES-IPHONEITUNES-IPAD
    • GECKO
    • JAVA
    • MOZILLACOREMEDIA
    • SAMSUNG
    • LG
    • CURL
    • SONYBLACKBERRY
    • ROKU
    • INTERNET_EXPLORER
    • EDGE
Note: If all devices are reported as "Others" then you need to check if the following tag is present in your metadata configuration:
<match:request.type value="CLIENT_REQ"> 
<reporting:lds.user-agent>on</reporting:lds.user-agent> 
</match:request.type>
Domain End-user facing host names of customer's applications. For example, www.example.com, travel.example.com, my.travel.example.com. Delivery Format, Delivery Type, IP Version and Delivery Option filters are not available for this dimension.
File Extension This is the file extension of the requested object. This is extracted from the URL of the requested object. Delivery Format, Delivery Type, IP Version and Delivery Option filters are not available for this dimension.
Network Type The network connection type used by end-users to download the object. N/A
OS The operating system using which the viewer downloads the object. The following apply to this dimension:
  • The top 10 Operating Systems (OS) are reported. The rest are categorized as "Others."
  • OS version information is not available.
  • The following OS are reported:
    • WINDOWS
    • ANDROID
    • MACOS
    • IPHONEOS
    • IPHONEOS(IPAD)
    • BLACKBERRY
    • WEBOS
    • SYMBIAN
    • PLAYSTATION
    • X11
Note: If all Operating Systems are reported as "Others," you may need to check if the following tag is present in your metadata configuration:
<match:request.type value="CLIENT_REQ"> 
<reporting:lds.user-agent>on</reporting:lds.user-agent> 
</match:request.type>
Province The region in which the user resides that requested content. N/A
Time Indicates the time at which content was consumed. This dimension is set automatically. N/A
Stream ID/URL The path of the downloaded object The following apply to this dimension:
  • URL sizes lower than 100 KB are not reported.
  • URLs receiving less than 50 Edge hits per day are bucketed in the category "URLs lesser than 50 Hits Per Day"
  • URLs are only reported for the following file extensions.
    • zip; m3u; exe; jpeg; html; asset;
    • m3u8; flv; pdf; mp3; rar; apk;
    • f4m; isma; gz; mov; swf; pak;
    • ismv; m4a; msi; gif; css; rpm;
    • m4s; m4v; bin; wmv; php; deb;
    • mp4; mp4a; dmg; aac; dat; f4v;
    • mp4v; csmil; jpg; svg; tar;
    • drm; mpd”; png; js; pkg; bz2; msp;
    • ism; isml; aum

    For file extensions other than the above, the following message is displayed on the UI:

    FILTERED_DUE_TO_EXTENSION

Customize dimensions

All of the widgets revealed in a report's tab use one or more dimensions by default. However, some of the widgets let you view custom data via the Analyze data () functionality, and you can add or remove dimensions. See Analyze data shown in a report for full details.

Dimensions and the Media Delivery Reports API

What's covered here only reflects the dimensions available in the Media Delivery Reports user interface for these products. However, these legacy products also offer individual API operations you can use to view a list of their available dimensions: