How to control the total requests in Ngnix

Gary lists at
Sun Dec 3 21:08:02 UTC 2017

For what situation would it be appropriate to use "nodelay"? 

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From: francis at
Sent: December 2, 2017 3:02 AM
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Subject: Re: Re: How to control the total requests in Ngnix

On Fri, Dec 01, 2017 at 11:18:06AM +0800, tongshushan at wrote:

Hi there,

Others have already given some details, so I'll try to put everything


> limit_req zone=all burst=100 nodelay;

"block" can be "return error immediately", or can be "delay until the
right time", depending on what you configure. "nodelay" above means
"return error immediately".


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