I have "Please reduce your request rate." error when trying to upload multiple files at Space

I have app, which upload multiple files at the same time to Space and it is getting error :

  message: 'Please reduce your request rate.',
  code: 'SlowDown',
  region: null,
  time: 2020-03-24T08:56:39.013Z,
  requestId: null,
  extendedRequestId: undefined,
  cfId: undefined,
  statusCode: 503,
  retryable: true

How can I fix it?

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Hey @datofish,

Currently, Spaces have the following request rate limits:

  • 750 requests (any operation) per IP address per second to all Spaces on an account.
  • 240 total operations per second to any individual Space.
  • 150 combined PUT, POST, COPY, DELETE, and LIST operations per second to any individual Space. We may further limit LIST operations if necessary under periods of high load.
  • 5 PUT or COPY requests per 5 minutes to any individual object in a Space.


In case you want to see this increased, the best thing to do to get your voice heard regarding this would be to head over to our Product Ideas board and post a new idea, including as much information as possible for what you’d like to see implemented.

Hope that helps!

- Bobby.