These articles provide basic instructions for getting started with Fastly services.
These articles provide basic information and instructions for configuring Fastly services after getting started.
- About the web interface controls
- Always-on DDoS mitigation
- Browser recommendations when using the Fastly web interface
- Content and its delivery
- Fastly POP locations
- Getting started with Fastly
- How caching and CDNs work
- How Fastly's CDN Service works
- HTTP status codes cached by default
- Self-provisioned Fastly services
- Sign up and create your first service
- Working with services
These articles provide basic instructions for configuring Fastly services after getting started.
These articles describe configuration settings and changes you can make to your cache settings when setting up Fastly services.
These articles describe how to create your own VCL files with specialized configurations.
- About VCL Snippets
- Accept-Language header VCL features
- Authenticating before returning a request
- Basic authentication
- Creating location-based tagging
- Custom responses that don't hit origin servers
- Delivering different content to different devices
- Enabling URL token validation
- Guide to VCL
- IP geolocation variables: Migrating to the new dataset
- Isolating header values without regular expressions
- Manipulating the cache key
- Overriding which IP address the geolocation features use
- Previewing and testing VCL
- Response Cookie handling
- Support for the Edge-Control header
- Understanding the different PASS action behaviors
- Uploading custom VCL
- Using dynamic VCL Snippets
- Using edge side includes (ESI)
- Using regular VCL Snippets
- VCL regular expression cheat sheet
These articles describe how to move rapid key/value pair decision logic to the edge using dictionaries.
Domains & Origins
These articles describe configuration settings and changes you can make to your domains and origins when setting up Fastly services.
- Changing origins based on user location
- Connecting to origins
- Failover configuration
- IPv6 support
- Maintaining separate HTTP and HTTPS requests to origin servers
- Routing assets to different origins
- Setting up redundant origin servers
- Specifying an override host
- Using Fastly with apex domains
- Using Fastly's global POP network
These articles describe configuration settings and changes you can make to your headers when setting up Fastly services.
These articles provide basic instructions for and examples of setting up and beginning to use the Fastly Image Optimizer.
- About Fastly Image Optimizer
- Automating optimization
- Controlling image quality
- Cropping images
- Fastly Image Optimizer API
- Image optimization VCL boilerplate
- Purging optimized images
- Reorienting images
- Resizing images
- Serving images
- Serving responsive images
- Setting up image optimization
- Trimming images
These articles provide information about distributing requests across multiple servers to optimize resource use and avoid overloading any single resource.
These articles describe how to purge cache.
These articles provide information about the administrative, physical, and technical safeguards that protect the Fastly CDN service, as well as describe how to secure communications between Fastly and your origin servers and customers.
These articles describe how to set up TLS certificates with Fastly services.
- Domain validation for TLS certificates
- Enabling HSTS through Fastly
- Enabling TLS 1.3 through Fastly
- Forcing a TLS redirect
- Managing domains on TLS certificates
- Serving HTTPS traffic using certificates you manage
- Serving HTTPS traffic using Fastly-managed certificates
- Setting up free TLS
- TLS key and certificate replacement
- TLS termination
Web Application Firewall
These articles provide information about the Fastly Web Application Firewall (WAF) security product.
These articles describe how non-Fastly services interoperate with Fastly.
These articles describe Fastly's support for protocols that allow you to stream logs to a variety of locations, including third-party services, for storage and analysis.
- Log streaming: Amazon S3
- Log streaming: Cloud Files
- Log streaming: Datadog
- Log streaming: Datadog via syslog
- Log streaming: DigitalOcean Spaces
- Log streaming: Elasticsearch
- Log streaming: FTP
- Log streaming: Google BigQuery
- Log streaming: Google Cloud Pub/Sub
- Log streaming: Google Cloud Storage
- Log streaming: Heroku's Logplex
- Log streaming: Honeycomb
- Log streaming: HTTPS
- Log streaming: Kafka
- Log streaming: Log Shuttle
- Log streaming: LogDNA
- Log streaming: Logentries
- Log streaming: Loggly
- Log streaming: Microsoft Azure Blob Storage
- Log streaming: New Relic Logs
- Log streaming: OpenStack
- Log streaming: Papertrail
- Log streaming: Scalyr
- Log streaming: SFTP
- Log streaming: Splunk
- Log streaming: Sumo Logic
- Log streaming: Syslog
These articles describe how to log data, troubleshoot problems, and tune performance.
These articles describe common errors you may encounter when setting up and configuring Fastly services.
Because Fastly doesn't store customer logs, we provide information about debugging techniques that help you gain insights into your service configurations.
These articles describe how we support real-time log streaming of data that passes through Fastly.
These articles describe how to manage account access, billing, and security.
These articles describe how to manage account access.
- Account lockouts
- Changing your account's company name
- Enabling an IP allowlist for account logins through the web interface
- Enabling and disabling two-factor authentication
- Finding and managing your account info
- Monitoring account activity with the audit log
- Reviewing service activity with the event log
- Using API tokens
These articles provide reference information about common Fastly terms and configuration settings.