Indicates when a site is being accessed via Akamai.
What is Akamai Detector?
Akamai Detector is a Firefox add-on that indicates when a site is being accessed via Akamai. It provides visual cues through icon color changes and offers the ability to reload the page for status refresh. The detection relies on well-known Akamai headers and DNS inspection, although it may not always be possible to detect Akamai.
Unofficial tool. Icon changes color when a site is being accessed via Akamai.
- Icon is blue: Akamai network detected.
- Icon is orange: Akamai staging network detected.
- Icon is gray: Akamai not detected.
Detection relies on well-known Akamai headers as well as DNS inspection. It is not always possible to detect Akamai!
Akamai Detector is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Akamai Detector if you trust the publisher.
Akamai Detector has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.