How to set Throttling values in Mashery || API Plan rate limits

27 Apr 2021

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How to set Throttling values in Mashery || API Plan rate limits

By: RSDigitech | Published At : 27 Apr 2021    

How to set throttling values in Mashery

What is throttling?

It is the process of limiting the total number of API requests users can make in the allotted period. API functions act as a gateway between a user and software applications.

Steps for setting throttling values in a Mashery:

It is easy to set your throttling values now. The following steps guide you to how to set the throttling values in Mashery in just 5 steps:

Step1: Use your credentials to log in to the Mashery Portal

Step2: Now, Click on API Packages which is listed on the dashboard.

Step:3: Click on the respective API package and plan

Step 4: Now, you can find Rate limits on your LHS. Just set the values accordingly.

Step 5: Finally, start the test Using postman. For e.g., if you set Throttle Value as 3, if you get more than 3 hits in one second, it will trigger the error state as "Over Rate".

Developer Over Rate

Thus, the steps required for setting the throttling values in Mashery are shown with a simple illustration.

Benefits of API throttling:

API throttling offers the following benefits which is essential for an organization to expose their services with the help of APIs:

  • Performance
  • Security
  • Malicious use
  • Metering and Monetization
  • Authentication

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