fastly backend create

Create a backend on a Fastly service version.

WARNING: This information is part of a beta release, which may be subject to breaking changes and improvements over time. For more information, see our product and feature lifecycle descriptions.

Syntax

fastly backend create --service-id=SERVICE-ID --version=VERSION --name=NAME --address=ADDRESS

Options

KeyRequired?DefaultDescription
--service-idYesService ID
--versionYesNumber of service version
--nameYesBackend name
--addressYesA hostname, IPv4, or IPv6 address for the backend
--commentNoA descriptive note
--portNoPort number of the address
--override-hostNoThe hostname to override the Host header
--connect-timeoutNoHow long to wait for a timeout in milliseconds
--max-connNoMaximum number of connections
--first-byte-timeoutNoHow long to wait for the first bytes in milliseconds
--between-bytes-timeoutNoHow long to wait between bytes in milliseconds
--auto-loadbalanceNoWhether or not this backend should be automatically load balanced
--weightNoWeight used to load balance this backend against others
--request-conditionNoCondition, which if met, will select this backend during a request
--healthcheckNoThe name of the healthcheck to use with this backend
--shieldNoThe shield POP designated to reduce inbound load on this origin by serving the cached data to the rest of the network
--use-sslNoWhether or not to use SSL to reach the backend
--ssl-check-certNoBe strict on checking SSL certs
--ssl-ca-certNoCA certificate attached to origin
--ssl-client-certNoClient certificate attached to origin
--ssl-client-keyNoClient key attached to origin
--ssl-cert-hostnameNoOverrides ssl_hostname, but only for cert verification. Does not affect SNI at all.
--ssl-sni-hostnameNoOverrides ssl_hostname, but only for SNI in the handshake. Does not affect cert validation at all.
--min-tls-versionNoMinimum allowed TLS version on SSL connections to this backend
--max-tls-versionNoMaximum allowed TLS version on SSL connections to this backend
--ssl-ciphersNoList of OpenSSL ciphers (see https://www.openssl.org/docs/manmaster/man1/ciphers.html for details)

Global options

KeyRequired?DefaultDescription
--helpNoShow context-sensitive help.
--tokenNoFastly API token (or via FASTLY_API_TOKEN)
--verboseNoVerbose logging

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