[Catalog-sig] PyPI outage

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Sat Aug 4 09:32:55 CEST 2007

> As for mod_cband - I haven't tried it, but I don't think a bandwidth
> limit is what I want to specify. I'm rather after a requests rate
> (mod_bw has it, but I don't know whether to trust it). AFAICT, mod_cband
> does not support limiting the number of requests per time period.

I have now added request throttling to MoinMoin (FCGI) itself; if you
issue more than one request every two seconds (on average), you get
locked out for 30s (you are allowed spikes of 30 requests, after which
you need to be idle for 60 seconds).

Let's see whether this helps.


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