Akamai and Instagram Ranges

Patrick W. Gilmore patrick at ianai.net
Sat Jan 28 16:37:44 UTC 2017

Akamai does not give out the IP space they use, for good and valid reasons.

Also, Akamai -is- a cache (just pretend for sake of this argument that none of you is ridiculously overly pedantic). If you are trying to cache on-net, why not just ask them to do it for you? It’s free.

If you do not qualify for free on-net caches, and cannot peer with them anywhere, you could try doing a lookup on some popular Akamai customers, or even just www.akamai.com, then “optimize” that block. But that might not work as well as you hope. Akamai customers want to see every hit, many of them put in ‘cache busting’ code.

Good luck.


> On Jan 28, 2017, at 6:22 AM, Shahab Vahabzadeh <sh.vahabzadeh at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello Hello,
> Can anybody help me to find out IP Address Ranges of Akamai and Instagram?
> I wanna do some optimizations on my cache side?
> Thanks
> -- 
> Regards,
> Shahab Vahabzadeh, Network Engineer and System Administrator
> PGP Key Fingerprint = 1C43 988E 01A8 4D95 B662 9118 CD94 9F10 4DF4 6163

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