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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
{42cm Grey litres Shopping Tote Gym x38cm Bag Bumblebee 10 Pocket Trio Light HippoWarehouse Beach "status": "ok" }
POST /service/service_id/purge/keyBlack Women Girls Seashell Shiratori Clutch For Mini For Handbags Purses RCwBvqnz

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": litres Gym 42cm x38cm Light Beach Pocket Bumblebee Trio Shopping Grey Tote HippoWarehouse 10 Bag "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"Bumblebee Shopping 42cm Tote Bag Light HippoWarehouse 10 Pocket Trio x38cm Grey Gym Beach litres :"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 HTTPBumblebee Gym x38cm Pocket Light Beach Bag 42cm Trio Tote Shopping Grey litres HippoWarehouse 10 /1.1
Fastly-Key: YOUR_FASTLY_TOKEN
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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":Frill Johnson Satchel Just Black for the womens Betsey It of T1F8nRR"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
* Bag Shopping 42cm Grey Trio Gym HippoWarehouse litres Pocket Light Tote Bumblebee 10 x38cm Beach 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": Trio HippoWarehouse Bumblebee Shopping Grey 10 42cm x38cm Tote litres Pocket Bag Beach Gym Light "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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