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Configure Multi-CDN (Synthetic)

How to Setup Multi-CDN in Constellix(Synthetic)

CDN Provisioning helps our users to automatically route to the fastest CDN provider in their region. This tool can assist users with speed, reduced latency, and SEO with their domain. It can automatically make the decision by using synthetic monitoring or community data to see which CDN is the fastest. It works with regional monitoring so that we can ensure that your customer gets the fastest response times within their network. Please note: Users will have to enable GTD for a domain first in order to successfully complete the steps below.

1. Navigate to "Muti-CDN>Set Up Multi-CDN"

2. Select "Create new Multi-CDN Configuration"

3. General Information 

Name- This field is used to name your Multi-CDN configuration

Enter a Domain- This field is used to enter in your virtual host

Choose a source for Traffic Steering decisions- This field is used to select a source for your traffic steering you can select RUM or Synthetic check. RUM stands for real user monitoring we monitor from the IP of users' devices. Synthetic checks are monitored from our nodes across the world.

4. Configuring Existing CDN providers 

Check Protocol: This field is used to select the Web check between HTTP and HTTPS

Check Path: This field is used to enter in your path to a file that you would like to check

Search String: This field used to enter in the string that you put in the first 2KB

Note: The above fields are optional

CDN Provider Name: This field is used to select your CDN provider 

CDN Host: This field is used to enter the FQDN that your CDN provider gave you. 

Note: You will only have to enter the FQDN and not the URL

5. Click Save 

Once you have click save our system will automatically create Sonar checks and CNAME/ANAME record pools for each GTD region in the account. You will have to apply the CDN configuration to a domain. 

Note: It may take a few minutes to switch from Pending to Ready 

6. Apply to a domain

Be sure to apply the CDN configuration to your domain for your Multi-CDN configurations to take effect. If you need help with this step, view this tutorial

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