CDN services with CenturyLink Cloud

Updated by Jared Ruckle on Nov 25, 2014

Customers may deploy CDN, using one of CenturyLink’s CDN partners. To inquire about CDN services, please send an email to: [email protected].

Alternatively, you may contact your account representative.

From there, you will be asked to fill out a configuration form with key details of your project. Examples of some of these requirements are listed below.

For a CDN Caching Property:

Implementation Style (choose one)

  • Object Caching: the CDN delivers only objects with URLs that reference the CDN Property ID.
  • Whole Site Caching: the CDN delivers the entire site; all pages and embedded resources.

Delivery Type (choose one)

  • HTTP: non-secure delivery only
  • HTTPS Shared Cert: secure delivery using a Shared Certificate from the CDN provider
  • HTTPS Premium Cert: secure delivery using customer provided certificate
  • HTTP & HTTPS Premium Cert: non-secure and secure delivery with customer provided certificate.

Supername (please specify)

DNS Name for website. The Supername varies based on Delivery Type, for example:

  • HTTP: cdn.foo.com
  • Shared Cert: secure.footprint.net/foo/
  • Premium Cert: cdn.foo.com

Supernames must be unique and be a valid hostname with at least two dots and may contain alphanumeric characters, dash and underscore.

Aliases (please specify)

Aliases are additional Supernames to reference the same content in cache; treated as synonyms of the primary Supername. Must be unique and follow the same rules as Supername.

Origin Server Type (choose one)

  • Customer Origin (additional details required)
  • CDN Origin Storage (additional details required)

Content Freshness (choose one)

  • Honor Cache Control Headers from Origin
  • Set Override Policies on CDN (additional details required)

Caching Regions (choose all that apply)

Specify where you wish your content to be cached on the CDN Network (regional rates apply) and an expectation of the amount (GB) of content delivered from each selected region.

  • North America/Europe
  • Asia
  • South America
  • Middle East/Africa

For a On Demand Streaming Property:

Delivery Type (choose one)

  • HTTP/RTMP
  • HTTPS/RTMPe

Streaming ID (please specify)

Also known as Flash Media Server (FMS) application - a combination of lower case alphanumeric characters, maximum 10. No special characters with the exception of dash (-) to differentiate between different FMS applications.

Supername (please specify)

Designated hostname used to direct traffic to the CDN. The Supername must be unique and be a valid hostname with at least two dots and may contain alphanumeric characters, dash and underscore.

Origin Server Type (choose one)

  • Customer Origin (additional details required)
  • CDN Origin Storage (additional details required)

Content Freshness (choose one)

  • Honor Cache Control Headers from Origin
  • Set Override Policies on CDN (additional details required)

Streaming Regions (choose all that apply)

Specify where you wish your content to be cached on the CDN Network (regional rates apply) and an expectation of the amount (GB) of content delivered from each selected region.

  • North America/Europe
  • Asia
  • South America
  • Middle East/Africa

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