limit_req per subnet?

c0nw0nk nginx-forum at
Fri Dec 16 05:03:00 UTC 2016

That is why you cache the request. DoS or in your case DDoS since multiple
are involved Caching backend responses and having Nginx serve a cached
response even for 1 second that cached response can be valid for it will
save your day.

Posted at Nginx Forum:,271483,271580#msg-271580

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