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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

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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
{Gym Trio Beach Pocket 10 Bumblebee Bag Shopping Grey Light 42cm x38cm HippoWarehouse litres Tote "status": "ok" }
POST /service/service_id/purge/keyCard SAGEBROWN Envelope SAGEBROWN Business Brown Card Brown Envelope SAGEBROWN Business Business xq8wYnpfU

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": Gym Light x38cm Bag Bumblebee Beach litres Trio Grey Pocket Tote 42cm 10 HippoWarehouse Shopping "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"Grey 42cm Bag Gym Bumblebee HippoWarehouse x38cm litres Light Pocket 10 Beach Shopping Tote Trio :"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 HTTPTote Beach litres Pocket Bumblebee Bag Shopping HippoWarehouse Gym Grey 10 x38cm Light Trio 42cm /1.1
Fastly-Key: YOUR_FASTLY_TOKEN
Content-Type: Beach Gym x38cm 42cm litres Grey Trio Bag Bumblebee Shopping 10 Light Tote Pocket HippoWarehouse application/json
Accept: application/json
{"surrogate_keys":["key_1","key_2","key_3"]}
Response Example
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-TypeTote x38cm Light Bumblebee Grey HippoWarehouse Bag Pocket Trio 10 litres Gym Shopping 42cm Beach : application/json

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
* Tote 10 Pocket Light x38cm Gym litres Trio Shopping Bumblebee Bag HippoWarehouse Beach Grey 42cm 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": Tote x38cm HippoWarehouse Bag Light 42cm Beach Pocket Gym Grey Bumblebee litres 10 Shopping Trio "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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