Module Nginx limit proxy

Andrea Soracchi soracchi at
Wed Jul 28 12:24:26 MSD 2010


I have the same need.

I have installed the module limit proxy with the last version of  
Nginx, and seems doesn't work well.

The project activity seems to be very low...

Def. Quota Michael Shadle <mike503 at>:

> On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 4:02 AM, Andrea Soracchi  
> <soracchi at> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I have seen the module "Nginx limit proxy"
>> (
>> It's a valid module? works fine?
> looking at it quick I see two things that interest me right off the bat:
> 1) I've been wanting a way to capture how many bytes (and requests) by
> Host: header (right now I have a special access_log that logs this and
> I have to process this huge file nightly and sum the byte column up
> based on host header...) - it would be cool if this was possibly done
> inside of nginx and then flushed out to disk somewhere (I understand
> memory usage would go up a little)
> 2) the distributed nature of it. it manages settings (so it says) from
> one server. a "cluster manager" is something else I've had on my
> "nginx wishlist" too.
> whether or not this module does it properly, in the proper nginx
> non-blocking method, etc... it has some useful concepts from what it
> looks like that sound worth checking out.
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