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Is there a way to see the CDN server location which served my request?

I'm interested to see which particular CDN server was used to serve my request(to see how close it's to me). I checked my networking tab(needed to load the request without caching to see the IP ...
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Office 2019 Not Updating From Local CDN

I have setup an offline CDN for my clients that are on our offline networks to keep their Office 2019 installations up to date. Initial installation of our Office 2019 installer installs version 16.0....
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Verizon CDN is really slow inside China

We have a production Azure web app that uses Verizon CDN (premium) for better performance, but the CDN performs really bad inside China. Sometimes the first load takes about 70 seconds to get ...
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Stop 'Connection refused' errors in production

I recently began receiving error: [Errno 111] Connection refused errors from http://yandex.com/bots that crawl my website in production. I do not mind that they are crawling the site, but would rather ...
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How to use Cloudflare for a subdomain (of a domain I own)? Website hosted on Namecheap shared servers

I have a website on a Namecheap shared hosting server and I’d like to use Cloudflare (free tier) for it. The main content of the website is on a subdomain. Root domain has just a dummy landing page. I ...
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CDN gets blocked on one of my computers

I use trello.com for a bunch of stuff, and they use a CDN to deliver their assets. One of my computers is having trouble getting access to these assets, and I'm having trouble identifying where the ...
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How to find what hostname a TLS client is connecting to || was: How to find the original service provider of information that is served by a CDN?

ok. first post after years of lurking. and even the title was a challenge in itself... Prerequisite: Company A is providing services via a CDN like Cloudflare, Akamai, CloudFront, ... Situation: (...
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Akamai error: ERR_CONTENT_LENGTH_MISMATCH

We use Akamai as a CDN and recently started getting an error in chrome ERR_CONTENT_LENGTH_MISMATCH What does this mean?
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Is a Reverse proxy works the same as like a CDN

I heard Facebook uses Content Delivery Network(cdn) for loading things faster. Think if I want to load an image, this time it loads from CDN. And it doesn't show the actual address of CDN. A reverse ...
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Is a Google CDN advantageous over another for same file

I am wondering about advantages to using a Google CDN over another CDN. For example, I saw this posting on SO with one of the answers giving the example to use Google's CDN for jquery. What are the ...
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Windows Update downloads are very slow

I'm hoping somebody can suggest a solution as Microsoft help have been unable to provide any ideas. I'm trying to download updates for Windows 10 from the inbuilt update utility and from the Windows ...
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What exactly is a Content Delivery Platform?

I ran across this Wikipedia article on Content Delivery Platforms which describes them as: ...a software as a service (SaaS) content service, similar to a content management system (CMS), that ...
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CDN blocked by ISP solution?

What is the best option for me to access a website whose CDN has been blocked by my ISP . Data is important to me , so I'm a bit hesitant to use a VPN . Also , I've tried flushing my DNS cache and ...
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What's the point of these “random” subdomains on CDN, etc?

I've noticed a lot when using CDNs (streaming videos, files, etc) you download from a terrible-looking random-looking URL that looks something like vl-in-f95.1e100.net or a184-26-136-74.deploy.static....
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AWS server retired; new instance lost access to S3

My old company has a system with a node.js front end running on an AWS EC2 instance. The instance was 'retired' yesterday morning, and I got a frantic call from the CEO because they were down. I got ...
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DNS load balancing with multiple IPs on the same domain in GoDaddy

Looking for a cheaper solution than amazon CloudFront, I placed two "A" records with different IPs to different servers on the same subdomain in a NameSever managed by GoDaddy in order to achieve some ...
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Opening the same domain (website) under different IP address

With CDN (content Delivery Network) and similar services the same domain (website) can be accessible at different IP addresses. I can force the browser to contact the host that I prefer (the VPS one, ...
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How does an Web Accelerator differ from a simple WebServer or CDN?

I was reading an article about Web Application configurations and I came across the concept of a Web Accelerator, but reading the list of features it seems it provides pretty much of the features that ...
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Different Amazon EC2 instances with same IP

I am looking at building something similar to a CDN and am wondering if it would be possible to do this with EC2 instances, setting their IP address to be the same? I would like to use the Anycast ...
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CDN vs Server upgrade?

Does a CDN help alleviate server load? My current server is getting overloaded and I am contemplating between using CDN vs just upgrading the server. I am under the impression that CDN will take most ...
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browsing new data; not cached data [duplicate]

How do I cause Firefox to display only new data; not cached data. In particular I am concerned about old data in all interstitial locations such as Content Delivery Networks (CDN) that have what ...
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Troubleshooting acute latency of Akamai CDN

Since yesterday I cannot load a number of web-sites which all seem to depend on Akamai CDNs. Not affected web-sites work fine, no problems with speed or anything. The web-sites I cannot load are: ...
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Bypass OpenDNS and use ISP DNS servers for CDNs (DD-WRT)

I'm using OpenDNS at home with a DD-WRT router (Buffalo Airstation). While OpenDNS is great for many things, Content Delivery Networks don't play nice with it. I noticed this when I tried to rent a ...
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How to fool Akamai and other CDN?

Seems like CDN's are configured like all Russia is Europe and it gives servers from Europe, but east part of country has better connection with Japan. I want to trick CDN's to think that i am from ...
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cdn with nginx - redirect back if not found

I need to configure cdn with nginx for images. GeoIp is working fine, but i have a problem with images that are not found on cdn server. I configured nginx the following way: Client requests the ...
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Prevent Browser from Opening Download Window for CDN

I use Rackspace CloudFiles CDN. Apparently the way that Akamai works (company that backs CloudFiles program) is that the mime-type is an image and will force the user to download it - I can still use ...
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Are there any CDNs that can be mounted like a filesystem

I am running a project with an architecture, that can currently serve content only from local filesystem. I want to store content at some CDN. Is there any way (or specific CDNs) I can mount a CDN as ...
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Upload to multiple CDN servers simultaneously via FTP or SSH

Right now I'm uploading files like so: Connect to first server Upload to first server Connect to second server Ulpoad to second server And so on.. Is there some software what can ulpoad my files to ...
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Slow download bandwith from Akamai when using company's DNS

I'm working in a company which got its own DNS servers, like many companies do. But I think they are not well configured. When I download files from popular CDNs like Akamai (read AppStore and Apple ...
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How to force Apache to answer only to Cloudflare?

I'm sure you all know what Cloudflare is (it's a very famous CDN). What I want to do, is force my Apache HTTP server to ONLY answer to Cloudflare. I want Apache to ignore and close or not respond to ...
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How do CDN (Content Distribution Networks) work?

Taking Akamai as CDN. From what I understand, when a client requests a page, the request goes to Akamai central server, which then depending on the location of client, picks up an Akamai edge server ...
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A lot of requests being generated to o.aolcdn.com

My computer at work seems to generating a lot of requests to files from o.aolcdn.com. The admins think that I do a lot of browsing. I don't believe I do that much and curious to know how could this be ...
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Where does content distribution network come into picture for youtube

I have vaguely heard of CDNs (Content Distribution Network) and I suppose they come into picture in context of multimedia(audio/video) online sites like youtube. My question is what really are these ...
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Access AWS S3 via FTP?

Is it possible to access your AWS S3 bucket via ftp? I am currently using the AWS console to upload files but this is rather laborious as you cannot upload entire directories. I note that AWS does ...
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What is the technology behind BitTorrent? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does Bittorrent work? What is the BitTorrent protocol, and the technology behind it? What is the difference between BitTorrent and a content distribution network (CDN)?
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Do CDNs actually dump the data to the client or pass the URL of the content?

I am curious, say for example: Facebook is the client of Akamai CDN. So, now when I login to my Facebook page, I see all the content (vid, image, text etc) and I click on a video to view it. Now, ...
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YSlow always tells me my content is not served from a CDN

YSlow always tells me my content is not served from a CDN no matter what value(s) I put in about:config extensions.yslow.cdnHostnames. I've tried entering my.cdn.com, http://my.cdn.com/folder1/a/b/, ...