Rate Limits

DSP Traffic API rate limits are adjustable on an account-by-account basis. As a baseline, all accounts are allotted a fixed number of requests per minute, per hour and per day.

Adjustments to the rate limits can be requested by the account team.

Rate Limits

The DSP Traffic API rate is rate-limited per the following default quota limits based on the number of calls in a rolling window of time.

Type

Limit

Description

GET Requests Per Minute

60

Number of GET requests allowed in a minute per user account.

PUT Requests Per Minute

30

Number of PUT requests allowed in a minute per user account.

POST Requests Per Minute

30

Number of POST requests allowed in a minute per user account.

GET Requests Per Hour

360

Number of GET requests allowed in an hour per user account

PUT Requests Per Hour

100

Number of PUT requests allowed in an hour per user account.

POST Requests Per Hour

75

Number of POST requests allowed in an hour per user account.

GET Requests Per Day

8000

Number of GET requests allowed in a day per user account.

PUT Requests Per Day

2000

Number of PUT requests allowed in a day per user account.

POST Requests Per Day

1000

Number of POST requests allowed in a day per user account

Read Current Rate Limits

Retrieves the current rate limits and what remains of the specific rate limit for your user account.

GET/ traffic/ratelimit

The request takes no parameters.

Sample Request

GET https://dspapi.admanagerplus.yahoo.com/traffic/ratelimit

Sample Response

The response contains the rate limits with legacy minute, hour and day and with new set and remaining by call type minute, hour and day for your user account.

{
"trafficApiRateLimit": {
    "userId": 1963,
    "getLimitPerMin": 60,
    "getLimitPerHr": 360,
    "getLimitPerDay": 8000,
    "postLimitPerMin": 30,
    "postLimitPerHr": 75,
    "postLimitPerDay": 1000,
    "putLimitPerMin": 30,
    "putLimitPerHr": 100,
    "putLimitPerDay": 2000,
    "getLimitPerMinRemaining": 7,
    "getLimitPerHrRemaining": 19,
    "getLimitPerDayRemaining": 6999,
    "postLimitPerMinRemaining": 20,
    "postLimitPerHrRemaining": 55,
    "postLimitPerDayRemaining": 789,
    "putLimitPerMinRemaining": 13,
    "putLimitPerHrRemaining": 56,
    "putLimitPerDayRemaining": 1340,
    "limitPerMin": 32,
    "limitPerHour": 94,
    "limitPerDay": 2332
}

}

The legacy rate limit values will be deprecated at a future date.

Error Messages

When any of the rate limits are exceeded, a response similar to the one below will be returned.

 {
"response": null,
"errors": {
  "httpStatusCode": 422,
  "message": null,
  "validationErrors": [
    {
      "message": "Rate Limit Exceeded (GET Per Minute)",
      "propertyName": "TRAFFIC_LIMIT_GET_PER_MIN"
    }
  ]
},
"timeStamp": "2017-04-25T18:00:37Z"

}