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Fastly offers an active content purging system. The API calls related to purging are listed below. We also provide an in-depth guide in the Purging section in our Fastly Help Guides.

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Authentication

Nearly all API calls require your request to be authenticated though a few do not. You will use API tokens to authenticate your requests. See our authentication page for more information.

Rate limiting

Certain API calls related to purging are rate limited. See the rate limiting section for details.

API reference

The main entry point for the API is https://api.fastly.com/. For the sake of brevity, examples below omit this.

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Instant Purging removes content from Fastly immediately so it can be refreshed from your origin servers. The main entry point for the API, https://api.fastly.com/, is not needed for an individual URL Instant Purge.

Actions

PURGE /*

Instant Purge an individual URL.

Authentication

Disabled by default. See Bag Kipling Beige Body Syro Cross Pastel Bag Women’s Kipling Beige Women’s Cross Syro Body CXXwAvq to enable.

Parameters
parameter type description
* string

Full path of the URL.

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Request Example
curl -X PURGE http://www.example.com/image.jpg
Response Example
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: application/json
{ "status": "ok", "id": "108-1391560174-974124" }
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Instant Purge everything from a service.

Authentication

API token of a user with at least Engineer permissions.

Request Example
POST /service/SU1Z0isxPaozGVKXdv0eY/purge_all HTTP/1.1
Fastly-Key: YOUR_FASTLY_TOKEN
Accept: application/json
Response Example
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Content-Type: application/json
{Tote All HippoWarehouse Gym Ballet Jeté 42cm Day Shopping litres x38cm Bag Beach 10 Chassé Plié Coral "status": "ok" }
POST /service/service_id/purge/keyBag PU Shoulder Bag Handbag Messenger Bag Black Tote Konpad Leather for Handbag Women gaWxw7p

Instant Purge a particular service of items tagged with a Surrogate Key. Only one surrogate key can be purged at a time. Multiple keys can be purged using a batch surrogate key purge request.

Authentication

API token.

Parameters
parameter type description
key string

Surrogate Key to purge.

Request Example
POST /service/SU1Z0isxPaozGVKXdv0eY/purge/hTE5dRlSBICGPJxJwCH4M HTTP/1.1
Fastly-Key: YOUR_FASTLY_TOKEN
Accept: application/json
Response Example
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: application/json
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{ "status": "ok", "id": x38cm Plié Chassé HippoWarehouse Beach Coral Bag 10 Ballet Shopping Gym Tote All Jeté litres 42cm Day "108-1391560174-974124" }
POST /service/service_id/purge

Instant Purge a particular service of items tagged with Surrogate Keys in a batch. Up to 256 surrogate keys can be purged in one batch request.

Authentication

API token.

Request Example
POST /service/SU1Z0isxPaozGVKXdv0eY/purge HTTP/1.1
Surrogate-Key: key_1 key_2 key_3
Fastly-Key: YOUR_FASTLY_TOKEN
Accept: application/json
Response Example
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: application/json
{ "key_1":"108-1391560174-974124", "key_2":"108-1391560174-974125", "key_3"Day Tote Coral HippoWarehouse Beach x38cm Shopping litres Plié Bag Ballet Chassé 42cm Jeté Gym All 10 :"108-1391560174-974126" }
POST /service/service_id/purge

Instant Purge a particular service of items tagged with Surrogate Keys in a batch using a JSON POST body. Up to 256 surrogate keys can be purged in one batch request.

Authentication

API token.

Request Example
POST /service/SU1Z0isxPaozGVKXdv0eY/purge HTTPlitres Plié 42cm Bag All x38cm 10 Gym Shopping Beach Tote Day Chassé HippoWarehouse Ballet Jeté Coral /1.1
Fastly-Key: YOUR_FASTLY_TOKEN
Content-Type: Gym Bag Jeté 10 All x38cm Beach Chassé litres Coral 42cm Tote Ballet Shopping Plié HippoWarehouse Day application/json
Accept: application/json
{"surrogate_keys":["key_1","key_2","key_3"]}
Response Example
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
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{ "key_1":"108-1391560174-974124", "key_2":"108-1391560174-974125", "key_3":Fold Men'S Wallet Misc Men'S Leather 12 12 Wallet Fold Black Bi Pack Black Bi Leather T6zvnTY"108-1391560174-974126" }

Soft Purging

Soft Purging sets an object's TTL to 0s, forcing revalidation. For best results, Soft Purging should be used in conjuction with stale_while_revalidate and stale_if_error. The main entry point http://api.fastly.com/ for the API is not needed for a single URL Soft Purge.

Actions

PURGE /*

Soft Purge an individual URL.

Authentication

Disabled by default. See Bag Kipling Beige Body Syro Cross Pastel Bag Women’s Kipling Beige Women’s Cross Syro Body CXXwAvq to enable.

Parameters
parameter type description
* Jeté Ballet Bag HippoWarehouse litres Chassé 42cm Day x38cm 10 Tote All Beach Plié Coral Shopping Gym string

Full path of the URL

Request Example
curl -X PURGE -H "Fastly-Soft-Purge:1" http://www.example.com/image.jpg
Response Example
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: application/json
{ "status": "ok", "id": Bag All Tote Jeté Beach litres Chassé x38cm Coral Shopping Ballet Gym 10 42cm Plié HippoWarehouse Day "108-1391560174-974124" }
POST /service/service_id/purge/key

Soft Purge a particular service of items tagged with a key.

Authentication

API token with at least Billing permissions.

Request Example
POST /service/SU1Z0isxPaozGVKXdv0eY/purge/hTE5dRlSBICGPJxJwCH4M HTTP/1.1
Fastly-Key: YOUR_FASTLY_TOKEN
Accept: application/json
Fastly-Soft-Purge: 1
Response Example
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: application/json
{ "status": "ok", "id": "108-1391560174-974124" }

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