Rate limits on issue creation (FREE SELF)

Introduced in GitLab 12.10.

This setting allows you to rate limit the requests to the issue creation endpoint. To can change its value:

  1. On the top bar, select Menu > {admin} Admin.
  2. On the left sidebar, select Settings > Network.
  3. Expand Issues Rate Limits.
  4. Under Max requests per minute per user, enter the new value.
  5. Select Save changes.

For example, if you set a limit of 300, requests using the Projects::IssuesController#create action exceeding a rate of 300 per minute are blocked. Access to the endpoint is allowed after one minute.

Rate limits on issues creation

This limit is:

  • Applied independently per project and per user.
  • Not applied per IP address.
  • Disabled by default. To enable it, set the option to any value other than 0.

Requests over the rate limit are logged into the auth.log file.