HttpLimitReqModule logging and not denying

Thomas Love tomlove at
Fri Jun 3 06:14:36 MSD 2011

On 3 June 2011 04:00, ressaid <nginx-forum at> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I am trying to restrict frequent requests but not block it completely.
> I've gotten HttpLimitReqModule to work but this just blocks the requests
> that exceed the limit.  Instead I would like to be able to log it into a
> table and then forward all such offenders to a recaptcha test
> ( autor:weibin
> yao).  My C skills are not what they used to be and am trying to avoid
> rewriting the HttpLimitReqModule to accomplish this.  Any ideas?
> PS - I would preferably like to do this all in nginx and not involve a
> PF or IPTables.

Doing it in the application should be easiest. You'll need to
keep/read logs either way.


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