Bypass WordPress Admin in Akamai

We use mini orange SAML plugin for  wordpress SSO. I noticed it for many times that another user's name is showing in the dashboard ribbon after I logged in. It changes to my name after I click the 'Edit my profile'. So I guess it could be Akamai caching related. I have added the following … Continue reading Bypass WordPress Admin in Akamai


Akamai add basic auth to incoming request

In some cases, Akamai may need to add auth basic to incoming request before sending it to the origin. Here is how to: 1) encode the username and password in the format of username:password. It can be done either via bash script or the online tool. # echo -n username:password | base64 dXNlcm5hbWU6cGFzc3dvcmQ= 2) Add a behavior … Continue reading Akamai add basic auth to incoming request

AWS API Gateway behind Nginx

If you happen to have a Nginx upstream using AWS API Gateway, and gets this error 'SSL_do_handshake() failed (SSL: error:14077410:SSL routines:SSL23_GET_SERVER_HELLO:sslv3 alert handshake failure) while SSL handshaking to upstream' Here is the fix - you need to add 'proxy_ssl_server_name on;' in your nginx.conf. The directive is only available since version 1.7.0. Reference: proxy_ssl_server_name Syntax: proxy_ssl_server_name … Continue reading AWS API Gateway behind Nginx