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Limit Connection Policy

Introduction

Limit connection policy limits connection attempts within a second because creating a new connection is expensive.

If connection attempts hit more than limitation in specific duration, it will respond PolicyViolationException.

Configuration

keytypedefaultdescription
maximumConnectionsPerSecondintMaximum connections which is allowed within a second
actionActionBLOCKAction to take if the value is outside the specified range.

Action

  • BLOCK → when fail, save in audit and return error.
  • INFO → execute API with wrong value, save in audit.

Example

{
"name": "myLimitConnectionPolicyPlugin",
"pluginClass": "io.conduktor.gateway.interceptor.safeguard.LimitConnectionPolicyPlugin",
"priority": 100,
"config": {
"maximumConnectionsPerSecond": 5,
"action": "BLOCK"
}
}