limit_req per subnet?

Grant emailgrant at
Thu Dec 29 16:09:33 UTC 2016

>> I'm looking for something that can
>> be implemented independently of the backend, but that doesn't seem to
>> exist in nginx.
> You can define the "key" any way that you want.
> Perhaps you can create something using "geo". Perhaps you want "the first
> three bytes of $binary_remote_addr". Perhaps you want "the remote ipv4
> address, rounded down to a multiple of 8". Perhaps you want something
> else.

So I'm sure I understand, none of the functionality described above
exists currently?

- Grant

> The exact thing that you want, probably does not exist.
> The tools that are needed to create it, probably do exist.
> All that seems to be missing is the incentive for someone to actually
> do the work to build a thing that you would like to exist.

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