Skip to main content

Configuring rate limits

You can set rate limits for GitHub Enterprise Server using the Console de gerenciamento.

Enabling rate limits for As APIs do GitHub Enterprise Server

Enabling rate limits on As APIs do GitHub Enterprise Server can prevent overuse of resources by individual or unauthenticated users. For more information, see "Resources in the REST API."

You can exempt a list of users from API rate limits using the ghe-config utility in the administrative shell. For more information, see "Command-line utilities."

Note: The Console de gerenciamento lists the time period (per minute or per hour) for each rate limit.

  1. From an administrative account on GitHub Enterprise Server, in the upper-right corner of any page, click .

    Screenshot of the rocket ship icon for accessing site admin settings

  2. If you're not already on the "Site admin" page, in the upper-left corner, click Site admin.

    Screenshot of "Site admin" link

  3. Na barra lateral esquerda, clique em Console de gerenciamento. Console de gerenciamento aba na barra lateral esquerda

  4. Under "Rate Limiting", select Enable HTTP API Rate Limiting. Checkbox for enabling API rate limiting

  5. Type limits for authenticated and unauthenticated requests for each API, or accept the pre-filled default limits.

  6. Na barra lateral esquerda, clique Save settings (Salvar configurações). Botão Save settings (Salvar configurações) no Console de gerenciamento

  7. Aguarde a conclusão da execução de suas configurações.

Enabling secondary rate limits

Setting secondary rate limits protects the overall level of service on your GitHub Enterprise Server instance.

  1. From an administrative account on GitHub Enterprise Server, in the upper-right corner of any page, click .

    Screenshot of the rocket ship icon for accessing site admin settings

  2. If you're not already on the "Site admin" page, in the upper-left corner, click Site admin.

    Screenshot of "Site admin" link

  3. Na barra lateral esquerda, clique em Console de gerenciamento. Console de gerenciamento aba na barra lateral esquerda

  4. Under "Rate Limiting", select Enable Abuse Rate Limiting. Checkbox for enabling abuse rate limiting

  5. Type limits for Total Requests, CPU Limit, and CPU Limit for Searching, or accept the pre-filled default limits.

  6. Na barra lateral esquerda, clique Save settings (Salvar configurações). Botão Save settings (Salvar configurações) no Console de gerenciamento

  7. Aguarde a conclusão da execução de suas configurações.

Enabling Git rate limits

You can apply Git rate limits per repository network or per user ID. Git rate limits are expressed in concurrent operations per minute, and are adaptive based on the current CPU load.

  1. From an administrative account on GitHub Enterprise Server, in the upper-right corner of any page, click .

    Screenshot of the rocket ship icon for accessing site admin settings

  2. If you're not already on the "Site admin" page, in the upper-left corner, click Site admin.

    Screenshot of "Site admin" link

  3. Na barra lateral esquerda, clique em Console de gerenciamento. Console de gerenciamento aba na barra lateral esquerda

  4. Under "Rate Limiting", select Enable Git Rate Limiting. Checkbox for enabling Git rate limiting

  5. Type limits for each repository network or user ID. Fields for repository network and user ID limits

  6. Na barra lateral esquerda, clique Save settings (Salvar configurações). Botão Save settings (Salvar configurações) no Console de gerenciamento

  7. Aguarde a conclusão da execução de suas configurações.