Possible limitation of ngx_http_limit_req_module

Valentin V. Bartenev vbart at nginx.com
Tue May 12 13:43:26 UTC 2015

On Tuesday 12 May 2015 09:25:05 jwroblewski wrote:
> My use case is that upstreams are supposed to return within ~100ms,
> therefore using burst is not an option. I wanted to use limit_req to filter
> out traffic which is exceeds my backend's processing capacity, but
> apparently it is not the right tool to use, if it only operates with
> millisecond-precision... 

What's problem with using burst?  Could you explain why it's not an option
for your case?

> Could you please document this limitation?

Patches are welcome.

But you're the only person I can remember who cares about it.  For most of
the users it will be just superfluous details.

  wbr, Valentin V. Bartenev

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