fastly backend describe

Show detailed information about a backend on a Fastly service version.

Syntax

$ fastly backend describe --name=NAME --version=VERSION

Options

KeyRequired?DefaultDescription
--nameYesName of backend
--versionYes'latest', 'active', or the number of a specific version
--jsonNoRender output as JSON
--service-idNoService ID (falls back to FASTLY_SERVICE_ID, then fastly.toml)
--service-nameNoThe name of the service

Global options

KeyRequired?DefaultDescription
--helpNoShow context-sensitive help.
--accept-defaultsNoAccept default options for all interactive prompts apart from Yes/No confirmations
--auto-yesNoAnswer yes automatically to all Yes/No confirmations. This may suppress security warnings
--non-interactiveNoDo not prompt for user input - suitable for CI processes. Equivalent to --accept-defaults and --auto-yes
--profileNoSwitch account profile for single command execution (see also: 'fastly profile switch')
--quietNoSilence all output except direct command output. This won't prevent interactive prompts (see: --accept-defaults, --auto-yes, --non-interactive)
--tokenNoFastly API token (or via FASTLY_API_TOKEN)
--verboseNoVerbose logging

Examples

Show detailed information about a backend on the specified service version

$ fastly backend describe --name example --version 1

API equivalent

This command internally uses the following Fastly public APIs: