Whitelisting Req/Conn Limiting

SupaIrish nginx-forum at nginx.us
Sun Jun 1 09:02:15 UTC 2014

Thanks for the reply

1) Your explanation clarified my misunderstanding, much appreciated.

2) Your suggestion would make a lot of sense.  But after reading your
response, I realized I wrote the check wrong in my example.  I'm trying to
whitelist an inbound request from a specific server, not one that Nginx is
serving.  Instead of $hostname I should be using $remote_addr and the IP of
the remote server I'm attempting to whitelist from the throttling.  i.e.

if ( $remote_addr = XX.XXX.XXX.XXX ) {
  set $whitelist 1;

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