HTTP status 429 instead of 503 on throttled requests

Kaisersberger, Klaus Klaus.Kaisersberger at
Wed Feb 17 18:56:36 UTC 2021

Hi there

nginx responds with 503 for requests discarded due to throttling (
This seems to contradict, that recommends 429 (Too Many Requests) instead.

Should nginx be adjusted?


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