Configuring the Embedded CDN

Salesforce B2C Commerce comes with an embedded Content Delivery Network (CDN). The embedded CDN ensures low response times for consumers by serving content from a location close to the consumer, and helps to make your site (or sites) highly scalable. Contact Commerce Cloud Support if you want to enable the embedded CDN for your organization.

The CDN configuration is organized around zones. A zone represents a root or apex domain (for example, shop.com). A hostname is a subdomain of a specific zone (for example, www.shop.com).

Subdomains of the same zone can be configured on the same B2C Commerce instance, or on different instances of different realms of the same retailer. So, for example, it's possible to configure www.shop.com on the Production instance, test.shop.com on the Development instance, and eu.shop.com on the Production instance of the EU realm.

The embedded CDN is active only for the Development and Production instance types. You must configure the embedded CDN for your custom hostnames (subdomains) before you can route traffic through the embedded CDN. You should also consider using Enforce HTTPS for increased security.


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