Do not subvert API restrictions by using multiple API keys

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#1 Posted by rick (506 posts) -

That will get you permabanned. Its a blatant abuse that we will not tolerate.

If we see requests coming in from the same IP at the same general time from multiple API keys we will take action.

*cough* University of Texas at Austin *cough*

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#3 Posted by GerbilsInSpace (148 posts) -

If I create a GraphQL API, I can see me accidentally falling foul of this. I'd require users to use their own API keys rather than using mine, so it would look like users would be potentially going through the same AWS IP. Hopefully using GraphQL through an AWS would mitigate this, but I can't be sure, I don't want to do the work only to get banned.

Should I lock down the GraphQL instance for my own purposes, and make others clone the code run their own versions? Or would I be okay?