server.datacenter

STRING, read-only.

Available in all subroutines.

A code representing one of Fastly's POP locations.

Try it out

server.datacenter is used in the following solution recipes. Recipes apply VCL to real-world use cases and can be deployed as-is, or adapted for your own service. See the full list of recipesfor more inspiration.

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

Decorating origin requests with GeoIP

Add GeoIP data about the client browser as extra headers in any requests from Fastly to your origin.

Comprehensive logging

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

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