Set of traffic management parameters describing a desired traffic profile. Rate-limiters are used by QoS policies to enforce per Class of Server rate-conformance.


  • name (Mandatory): A unique name of the Rate Limiter object
  • last_updated_by: ID of the user who last updated the object.
  • last_updated_date: Time stamp when this object was last updated.
  • peak_burst_size (Mandatory): Peak Burst Size : The maximum burst size associated with the rate limiter in kilo-bits; only whole values are supported.
  • peak_information_rate (Mandatory): Peak Information Rate : Peak bandwidth allowed in Mb/s.
  • description: A description of the Rate Limiter object
  • embedded_metadata: Metadata objects associated with this entity. This will contain a list of Metadata objects if the API request is made using the special flag to enable the embedded Metadata feature. Only a maximum of Metadata objects is returned based on the value set in the system configuration.
  • entity_scope: Specify if scope of entity is Data center or Enterprise level
  • committed_information_rate (Mandatory): Committed Information Rate : Committed bandwidth that is allowed in Mb/s.
  • creation_date: Time stamp when this object was created.
  • owner: Identifies the user that has created this object.
  • external_id: External object ID. Used for integration with third party systems


class fetcher
nupermission.NUPermission permissions
numetadata.NUMetadata metadatas
nuglobalmetadata.NUGlobalMetadata global_metadatas