HttpLimitReqModule delivers "nginx/1.4.3" as a message for HTTP status code 429. Too generic!

Jonathan Matthews contact at
Sun Oct 27 14:23:30 UTC 2013

On 27 October 2013 13:40, Brian08275660 <nginx-forum at> wrote:
> I think I'm actually reporting a malformed response, it is Nginx that send
> "nginx/1.4.3" instead of something useful as "too many requests".

Please show the complete output of "curl -v <429-uri>".

I don't see any visible output from a 429 with nginx 1.4.1 - I just
see an empty response body.


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