Question about: "rate-limit: stop limiting responses to for"

Tony Finch dot at
Thu Jan 4 16:22:49 UTC 2018

Tom <tomtux007 at> wrote:

> Why does this logentry only appears about 60-65 seconds later, after
> I've stopped the "test"-attack (confirmed multiple times..)?

There's a hardcoded cleanup timeout of 60 seconds. The extra is (I think)
due to the time needed to make the token bucket positive.

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