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Oracle® Traffic Director Command-Line Reference
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tadm set-request-limit-prop common_options --config=config_name 
--vs=vs_name --request-limit=request_limit_name (property_name=property_value)+


Use this command to set the request limit properties for a virtual-server.


For information about common_options, run the help command.


Specify the name of the configuration to set the request-limit properties.


Specify the name of the virtual server.


Specify the name for request limit properties.



Specify name=value pairs for one or more properties that you want to define. The name=value pairs should be separated by spaces.

You can set the following request-limit properties:

max-rps: Specifies the maximum number of requests that the virtual server can receive per second.
Values: 0 to 999999999.

max-connections: Specifies the maximum number of concurrent matching connections.
Values: 0 to 999999999.

continue-condition: Determines the condition for a blocked request type to become available again.
Values: silence and threshold. Default: threshold.

error-code: Specifies the HTTP status code to return for blocked requests.
Values: Default value: 503

monitor-attribute: Specifies a request attribute to monitor.
Values: Any valid string. For example, jpeg: $ip.

rps-compute-interval: Specifies the time interval (in seconds) in which the average RPS (request per second) is computed.
Values: Default value: 30

To reset a property to its default value, do not provide a property value.
For example, property-name=<empty_string>


tadm set-request-limit-prop --user=admin --password-file=./admin.passwd --port=8989 
--request-limit=rule-request-limit-1 max-rps=2999 max-connections=333999

Exit Codes

The following exit values are returned:

0: command executed successfully

>0: error in executing the command

For more information about exit codes and syntax notations, run the help command.

See Also

help, get-request-limit-prop, list-request-limits, delete-request-limit, create-request-limit