limit_conn_zone applied to Proxy_Pass (outgoing requests)

Robert Paprocki rpaprocki at
Fri Jul 4 07:11:27 UTC 2014

Any reason this needs to be applied specifically to /outgoing/ 
connections? Is the default behavior applied to the proxy not sufficient?

On 7/3/2014 20:51, aflexzor wrote:
> Hello!
> I have an nginx reverse proxy it has a series of filters against DDoS 
> attacks.
> As a last resort I need to make sure that I NEVER send more than x 
> concurrent requests to the backend server (Proxy_pass)
> Is it possible to apply limit_conn_zone for outgoing requests? If so 
> could i have an example? Thanks.
> Alex
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