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429 Too Many Requests

The HTTP 429 Too Many Requests response status code indicates the user has sent too many requests in a given amount of time ("rate limiting").

A Retry-After header might be included to this response indicating how long to wait before making a new request.

Status

429 Too Many Requests

Example

HTTP/1.1 429 Too Many Requests
Content-Type: text/html
Retry-After: 3600

Specifications

Specification Title
RFC 6585, section 4: 429 Too Many Requests Additional HTTP Status Codes

See also

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