server.datacenter

STRING, read-only.

Available in all subroutines.

A code representing one of Fastly's POP locations. We recommend using server.datacenter when referring to a POP for location specific use cases.

Try it out

server.datacenter 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.

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