req.protocol

STRING, read-only.

Available in all subroutines.

Indicates whether the request uses SSL or not. Possible values are http and https.

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req.protocol is used in the following solution recipes, which show real world use cases. Click RUN to provision a Fastly service, execute the code on Fastly, and see how the function behaves.

Force TLS (SSL, HTTPS)

Redirect any requests that come in on insecure HTTP, to the equivalent TLS endpoint.

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