Akamai G20 Header Authentication

Problem this snippet solves:

iRule for detection and authentication of Akamai G2O headers. Requires TMOS 11.1 or above as this leverages "CRYPTO::sign". This code block is the basics needed to make a decisions about requests that may or may not contain Akamai G2O headers.

Code :


#Requires TMOS 11.1 or above for support for "CRYPTO::sign"
#This code block detects if the Akamai authentication headers are there
#if so it then does the caculations based on the shared secret
#finally it compares the output and logs a match

if {[HTTP::header exists "X-Akamai-G2O-Auth-Data"] && [HTTP::header exists "X-Akamai-G2O-Auth-Sign"]} {

#set shared secret here
set secret_key "pass" 
set data "[HTTP::header value "X-Akamai-G2O-Auth-Data"][HTTP::path]"
set signature "[HTTP::header value "X-Akamai-G2O-Auth-Sign"]"
set signed_data [b64encode [CRYPTO::sign -alg hmac-md5 -key $secret_key $data]]

if { $signed_data eq $signature } {
log local0. "Signatures match"

Tested this on version:

Published Jan 30, 2015
Version 1.0

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