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The Sumo Logic App for Akamai DataStream is designed to monitor and analyze the performance of your Akamai Edge server, and request handling pipeline. It helps to identify any issues that may be impacting your users' experience. This app is tailored to work with the logs generated by Akamai DataStream 2, which include valuable information about each request, such as the request path, status code, response time, and more.

Akamai DataStream app provides pre-built queries that allow you to analyze your logs by various parameters, including response time, status code, request path, and more. In addition, this app includes dashboards that allow you to visualize your log data to easily understand the trends and patterns. You can also use these dashboards to monitor key metrics, such as request volume, response time, and error rate, which assists you in identifying any anomalies or issues.

Log Types

This App uses Akamai Source to collect DataStream 2 Logs for Akamai DataStream.

Sample Log Message

DataStream 2
"version": 1,
"streamId": "12345",
"cp": "123456",
"reqId": "1239f220",
"reqTimeSec": "1573840000",
"bytes": "4995",
"cliIP": "",
"statusCode": "206",
"proto": "HTTPS",
"reqHost": "",
"reqMethod": "GET",
"reqPath": "/path1/path2/file.ext",
"reqPort": "443",
"rspContentLen": "5000",
"rspContentType": "text/html",
"UA": "Mozilla%2F5.0+%28Macintosh%3B+Intel+Mac+OS+X+10_14_3%29",
"tlsOverheadTimeMSec": "0",
"tlsVersion": "TLSv1",
"objSize": "484",
"uncompressedSize": "484",
"overheadBytes": "232",
"totalBytes": "0",
"queryStr": "param=value",
"breadcrumbs": "//BC/%5Ba=,c=g,k=0,l=1%5D",
"accLang": "en-US",
"cookie": "cookie-content",
"range": "37334-42356",
"referer": "",
"xForwardedFor": "",
"maxAgeSec": "3600",
"reqEndTimeMSec": "3",
"errorCode": "ERR_ACCESS_DENIED|fwd_acl",
"turnAroundTimeMSec": "11",
"transferTimeMSec": "125",
"dnsLookupTimeMSec": "50",
"lastByte": "1",
"edgeIP": "",
"country": "IN",
"state": "Virginia",
"city": "HERNDON",
"serverCountry": "SG",
"billingRegion": "8",
"cacheStatus": "1",
"securityRules": "ULnR_28976|3900000:3900001:3900005:3900006:BOT-ANOMALY-HEADER|",
"ewUsageInfo": "//4380/4.0/1/-/0/4/#1,2\\//4380/4.0/4/-/0/4/#0,0\\//4380/4.0/5/-/1/1/#0,0",
"ewExecutionInfo": "c:4380:7:161:162:161:n:::12473:200|C:4380:3:0:4:0:n:::6967:200|R:4380:20:99:99:1:n:::35982:200",
"customField": "any-custom-value"

Sample Query

| json "version", "streamId", "cp", "reqId", "reqTimeSec", "bytes", "cliIP", "statusCode", "proto", "reqHost", "reqMethod", "reqPath", "reqPort", "rspContentLen", "rspContentType", "UA", "tlsOverheadTimeMSec", "tlsVersion", "objSize", "uncompressedSize", "overheadBytes", "totalBytes", "queryStr", "breadcrumbs", "accLang", "cookie", "range", "referer", "xForwardedFor", "maxAgeSec", "reqEndTimeMSec", "errorCode", "turnAroundTimeMSec", "transferTimeMSec", "dnsLookupTimeMSec", "lastByte", "edgeIP", "country", "state", "city", "serverCountry", "billingRegion", "cacheStatus", "securityRules", "ewUsageInfo", "ewExecutionInfo", "customField" as version, streamId, cp, reqId, reqTimeSec, bytes, cliIP, statusCode, proto, reqHost, reqMethod, reqPath, reqPort, rspContentLen, rspContentType, UA, tlsOverheadTimeMSec, tlsVersion, objSize, uncompressedSize, overheadBytes, totalBytes, queryStr, breadcrumbs, accLang, cookie, range, referer, xForwardedFor, maxAgeSec, reqEndTimeMSec, errorCode, turnAroundTimeMSec, transferTimeMSec, dnsLookupTimeMSec, lastByte, edgeIP, country, state, city, serverCountry, billingRegion, cacheStatus, securityRules, ewUsageInfo, ewExecutionInfo, customField

Setup Collection

Follow the instructions for setting up Integration for Akamai DataStream 2 source and use the same source category while installing the app.

Installing the Akamai DataStream App

Now that you have configured Akamai DataStream 2 logs, install the Sumo Logic App for Akamai DataStream to take advantage of the pre-configured searches and dashboards.

To install the app:

  1. From the left nav, select App Catalog.
  2. Search for your app name and select it.
  3. When you get to your app page:
    • If you want to see a preview of the dashboards included with the app before installing, scroll down to Dashboard Preview.
    • If your Sumo Logic app has multiple versions (not all apps do), select the version of the service you're using.
    • Click Add Integration.
  4. On the next configuration page, Select Data Source for your App, complete the following fields:
    • Data Source. Select one of the following options:
      • Choose Source Category, and select a source category from the list; or
      • Choose Enter a Custom Data Filter, and enter a custom source category beginning with an underscore. For example, _sourceCategory=MyCategory.
    • Folder Name. You can retain the existing name or enter a custom name of your choice for the app.
    • All Folders (optional). Default location is the Personal folder in your Library. If desired, you can choose a different location and/or click New Folder to add it to a new folder.
  5. Click Next.
    next button
  6. You'll see a dialog confirming that the app was installed successfully.

Once an app is installed, it will appear in your Personal folder, or other folder that you specified. From here, you can share it with your organization.

Panels will start to fill automatically. It's important to note that each panel slowly fills with data matching the time range query and received since the panel was created. Results won't be available immediately, but within 20 minutes, you'll see full graphs and maps.

Viewing Akamai DataStream Dashboards​

Akamai DataStream - Overview

The Akamai DataStream - Overview dashboard displays the geo location of requests, requests from risky locations, cache hit ratio trend, URLs causing issues, and user agent breakdown.


Akamai DataStream - Performance and Qos Monitoring

The Akamai DataStream - Performance and Qos Monitoring dashboard analyze response time and provides analysis between response time and requests, DNS lookup delay by geolocations, and shows transfer time by the requested path.


Akamai DataStream - Requests Type

The Akamai DataStream - Requests Type dashboard provides details about visitor platforms, breakdown of browsers and OS, cache hit ratio by content type, and requests with errors.


Akamai DataStream - Video Streaming

The Akamai DataStream - Video Streaming dashboard displays details related to video streaming requests, and analyzes failed vs successful video streaming requests over time.

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