You can configure Akamai CDN in Workspace ONE UEM console. During the configuration, the values that you enter in the configuration page can be retrieved by logging in to your CDN provider portal and locating the values. If you are an on-premises customer who requires additional assistance, contact Workspace ONE UEM Support.
Before You Begin:
- For more information, see Configure Origin Server.
- Current Setting – Select whether to Inherit or Override the displayed settings. Inherit means use the settings of the parent OG if the current organization group, Override enables the settings for editing so you can modify the current OG settings directly.
Complete the Akamai configuration in the UEM console:
- In the UEM console, ensure that you are in the Global OG.
- Navigate to .
- Complete the Akamai configuration settings.
Setting Description Enabled
Select Enabled to route all the application downloads through the CDN for all the devices that are the managed at the current organization group.
Select Disabled to route all the application downloads through Workspace ONE UEM server.
Directory Enter the server name and the directory. The Directory name is the Network Path that is used while configuring the origin server. See Configure Origin Server. User name Enter a dedicated Service Account user name that is placed on the Origin Server side. Password Enter the dedicated Service Account password that is placed on the Origin Server side. Content Server Enter the DNS of the CNAME that is as per the data center (for example, CDN.acme.com). Token Parameter For Akamai, it is the token as per the Advanced Override. Salt Value Enter the token that your CDN provides. For Akamai, it is done by enabling the Advanced Override code. Destination Enter the destination name of the CDN.
Child Permission – Select the available behavior of child organization groups that exist below the currently selected organization group. Inherit only means child OGs are only allowed to inherit these settings. Override only means they override the settings, and Inherit or Override means you can choose to inherit or override settings in child OGs that exist below the currently selected OG.
Test Connection – Select this button to test the connection between Workspace ONE UEM and Akamai. A status message is displayed to confirm the connection.
Disable CDN System Settings for the Child Organization Group
If the child organization group has devices with IP allowlisting and restricts the application downloads to be routed through the CDN, you can disable the CDN routing. To disable CDN System Settings for the Child Organization Group, navigate to the child OG, select Override, and disable Allow App downloads through CDN. If you choose to override the settings, you can only disable Allow App downloads through CDN. However, the system restricts you from editing the Child Permission.