Limit connection to specific location

B.R. reallfqq-nginx at
Tue Aug 13 17:39:25 UTC 2013


On Tue, Aug 13, 2013 at 9:12 AM, Jaap van Arragon
<j.vanarragon at>wrote:

> Hello,
> I'am looking for a way to limit the number of connection in one hour to a
> location named /api/
> I've looked at the ngx_http_limit_conn_module module but I don't
> understand how to limit the amount of connection from a specific
> ip address per hour.
> For example: ip address can only make 20 connections in one
> hour to the url /api/
> ​Limiting connections rate sounds typically like a job that must be done
by some firewall to me...
Have you tried to look after iptables and its 'recent' module?​

We use nginx as a loadbalancer/proxy.
> Does somebody has a example for this?
> Thanks.
> Regards.
> Jaap
> ---
*B. R.*
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