limit-req and greedy UAs
emailgrant at gmail.com
Sun Sep 25 00:56:42 UTC 2016
> limit_req works with multiple connections, it is usually configured per IP
> using $binary_remote_addr. See
> - you can use variables to set the key to whatever you like.
> limit_req generally helps protect eg your backend against request floods
> from a single IP and any amount of connections. limit_conn protects against
> excessive connections tying up resources on the webserver itself.
I'm suspicious that Odoo which runs behind nginx in a reverse proxy
config could be creating too many connections or something similar and
bogging things down for my main site which runs in apache2 behind
nginx as well. Is there a good way to find out? Stopping the Odoo
daemon certainly kills the problem instantly.
More information about the nginx