beresp.status

INTEGER, can be read and set, but not unset.

Available infetch

The HTTP status code of the response received from the backend.

Try it out

beresp.status is used in the following code examples. Examples apply VCL to real-world use cases and can be deployed as they are, or adapted for your own service. See the full list of code examples for more inspiration.

Click RUN on a sample below to provision a Fastly service, execute the code on Fastly, and see how the function behaves.

Replace origin errors with 'safe' responses

If origin responds with 500 internal server error, modify status to 503 and serve a 'safe' error message.

Comprehensive logging

Fastly offers a myriad of different variables that you can log. See and test a large collection here.