Changing connection timeouts to your origin
Last updated 2021-08-18
Connection timeouts to your origin server control how long Fastly will wait for a response from your origin server before exiting with an error. Changing the connection timeout is a good way to start troubleshooting 503 backend read errors. Follow the steps below to change the connection timeouts to your origin server:
- Log in to the Fastly web interface.
- From the Home page, select the appropriate service. You can use the search box to search by ID, name, or domain.
- Click Edit configuration and then select the option to clone the active version.
- Click Origins.
Click the name of the Host that you want to edit.
Click Advanced options.
Type the new timeout in the appropriate field of the Timeouts section.