Rate Limiting with 'Timeouts' for Abusers

Michael Gorsuch michael.gorsuch at gmail.com
Tue May 11 13:59:14 MSD 2010

> You can use your packet filter to trap those who exceed certain
> parameters and redirect incoming traffic from those qualified to
> different port which nginx will also listen on and serve 503's
> there.

Thanks for the reply, Miroslaw!  I think this is a good general work
around, but my app is a little more sensitive and requires different
rates for different url locations.

I do appreciate the idea, though.  I think it would work for a lot of cases.

All the Best,


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