Object Storage Error Code: 503 Slow Down

Updated by Daniel Stephan on May 11, 2016

Symptom

You send a request to Object Storage and receive the following error message in return:

   503 Slow Down

Cause

The error is generated when the request limit has been exceeded.

Resolution

Reduce your request rate. The request limit changes based on several factors, such as the current load of the service. We recommend that you ensure your application properly handles this response and automatically scales the request rate back.

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