Rate limiting by percentage

Igor A. Ippolitov iippolitov at nginx.com
Thu Jan 26 07:32:18 UTC 2017


Have a look at split_clients which does something similar:

You can use resulting variable to select upstream, response or whatever 
you need.

On 25.01.2017 03:01, Thangamani J wrote:
> Hi team,
> I'm in process of implementing following use case, please help me with 
> your inputs.
> let's say I have endpoint /rate-limit and it should
> 75% of time, it should return "SUCCESS" as text
> 25% of time, it should return "FAILED" as text
> I did try limit_req_zone which goes by request per second and when 
> exceeds it responds with status code 503. But in this case i want an 
> actual response and the percentage of FAILED/SUCCESS to be configurable.
> Any pointers for above use case would be helpful.
> Thanks,
> Thanga.
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