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Akamai: How to test property's configuration on staging network (spoofing)

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  1. Find IP-address of Akamai staging servers.

    • If you don’t know edge hostname, use dig to get it from the hostname:
      dig CNAME
    • Add “-staging” after edgehostname (e.g.,
    • Use dig (or just ping it) to get IP-address of staging network:
      dig A
      Host file on Windows: C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts;
      Host file on UNIX-systems: /etc/hosts.
  2. Spoof domain in your host file.

    • Use your editor of choice to add a record to host file:
  3. Done. While the record persist in host file, you’re using staging network for selected domain.

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