Reporting dimensions (AMD/DD/FD/HCD/OC)

Here you'll find a list of the dimensions available for use with the various reports dashboards for Adaptive Media Delivery (AMD), Download Delivery (DD), File Downloads (HTTP Downloads - FD), HTTP Content Delivery (HCD), and Object Caching (OC).

Note: The dimension name may differ slightly if you're using the Media Delivery Reports API v1, rather than the Akamai Control Center interface. To get the name used in the API and its assigned id value, run the "List {product name} data stores" operation for the appropriate product, and review the response.
Dimension Name Description Limitations of Use
Time Indicates the time at which content was consumed.

This dimension is set automatically.

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
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.

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.
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
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>
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>
Network Type The network connection type used by end-users to download the object. N/A
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
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."
ASN The Autonomous System Number of the ISP. Only top 200 ASN from all over the world are reported. The rest are categorized as Others.
Country The download was performed by an end user in this country. This is gathered from the client’s IP address. N/A