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About DigitalOcean API Rate Limit

Posted September 16, 2020 476 views
DigitalOcean API and CLI (doctl)

Hi all,

The API documentation says that “Requests through the API are rate limited per OAuth token”, and each API key can make ~5000 requests/hour. Am I allowed to “bypass” this limit by spreading my requests over multiple tokens? For example, would I be allowed to raise my limit to 10000 requests/hour by using 2 keys one after another since there are 5000 requests/hour per key?

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Hello,

Looks like your use case is very specific, we request you to open a Support ticket and that can give us a scope to review your usage in detail.

Meanwhile, refer to below link:

https://developers.digitalocean.com/documentation/v2/#rate-limit

Looking forward!

Cheers,
Sri Charan