Need help with Nginx Logging

Muhammad Rehan muhammadrehan69 at
Wed Feb 17 19:33:32 UTC 2016

Hey folks,

I would like to ask what does the 10.200 right after 'excess:' indicate in
the following log? Is this storage size in MBs for zone? I am really
confused about that; I have gone through documentation pretty well but not
able to find these attributes used in error logs.

*2014/11/20 17:28:47 [error] 30347#0: *55 limiting requests, excess: 10.200
> by zone “search”, client:, server:
> <>, request: “GET /search/results/?keyword=
> HTTP/1.1”, host: …*

I will be waiting for your response. Any help regarding this would be

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