Throttling uploads (incoming) traffic to nginx...

Valery Kholodkov valery+nginxen at
Tue Jan 13 12:15:23 MSK 2009

No, currently it's impossible with upload module. And I guess without as well.

Does it really sound like a big problem? If it is reasonable, I'll include it into my TODO list.

----- "Jason Kim" <highclass99 at> wrote:

> I asked a similar question but no one answered and we keep failing
> when
> trying too, so I'm trying to ask again.
> Our organization is testing nginx,
> We noticed that the limit_rate directive works for data sent out from
> the
> server very well (downloads),
> But absolutely no limit seems to be set for the data sent into the
> server
> (uploads),
> Is there any way to allow a limit_rate for uploads too? And if not,
> would
> this be considered a bug to be fixed?
> We handle large uploads, and Upload Module seems perfect, but the
> uploads go
> at 100% full speed which we want too slow down due to server
> load/file
> system load.
> Thanks.

Valery Kholodkov

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