limit_req applied to upstream auth_request requests?

jarstewa nginx-forum at
Wed Jul 18 18:13:31 UTC 2018

Maxim Dounin Wrote:
> The explanation on why it isn't working was in the first paragraph 
> I wrote:
> : The limit_req directive doesn't try to limit requests already 
> : limited, as well as subrequests within these requests. You should 
> : configure all limits you want to apply to a request in one place.

My apologies for missing that section of your reply.  Thank you for the

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