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End-user rate limits

To ensure the quality of our services, Bodyguard's APIs are subject to rate limiting.

What is rate limit ?

A rate limit is the number of API calls an application or a user can make within a given time period.

API endpoint limits

Our API is limited to X requests per second.
Depending on your needs and offer, we will customize your rate limit amount.

If you exceed this rate, you will receive a 429 HTTP status code. Please wait the given time period has elapsed to make additional requests.

You can check the response headers to get more detailed informations:

HeaderValue exampleDescription
Retry-After1.898The remaining window before the rate limit resets, in UTC epoch seconds.
X-RateLimit-Limit50The maximum number of requests you're permitted to make per second.
X-RateLimit-Remaining49The number of requests remaining in the current rate limit window.
X-RateLimit-ResetMon Jan 18 2021 11:41:08 GMT+0100 (Central European Standard Time)The time at which the current rate limit window resets.

If you anticipate a higher requests volume, we recommend that you contact us at business@bodyguard.ai