Device Characteristics

Description

The device characteristics match type matches based on the device settings listed in the request's User-Agent header.

Cloudlets Supported

All Cloudlets support this match type

Fields

For this match type, select an available device characteristic and the Boolean operator.

Available Device Characteristics

The following table lists the types of device characteristics available for this match:

Device Characteristic Indicates whether...
Accept Third Party Cookies the device, by default, accepts a cookie set from a pixel in a page of a different domain.
Fully Supports Flash the device has full Flash support. Flash is a platform used for creating certain types of graphics, animations, and applications.
Is Mobile the request is coming from a known mobile device.
Is Tablet the device is a tablet computer, regardless of operating system. This is a subcategory of mobile device.
Is Wireless Device the device is, or is not, wireless. A mobile phone will return true, but a desktop or laptop it will return false.
Supports AJAX the device supports asynchronous JavaScript and XML (AJAX), a set of programming techniques.
Supports Cookies the device's browser supports cookies.

This device characteristic doesn't indicate whether the request includes cookies.

If the value is false because the native browser does not support cookies, cookies may be supported using other methods.

Operators

This match type uses the following operators:

Value The Rule is True When... Example
true the incoming request includes the selected device characteristic and that characteristic is set to true. The rule includes a match where the device characteristic is set to Is Tablet and the operator is set to true.

In this instance, if the incoming request includes is_tablet=true, the actions in the rule are completed.

false the incoming request includes the selected device characteristic and that characteristic is set to false. The rule includes a match where the device characteristic is set to Is Mobile and the operator is set to false.

In this instance, if the incoming request includes is_mobile=false, the actions in the rule are completed.