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Application throttling policies allow you to limit API access depending on the subscribed applications of an API. The throttle limits will be applicable per token for an application.

The following topics walk you through steps-by-step instructions to add, edit, and delete application throttling policies.


Follow the steps below to add a new application throttling policy, which you can apply to any application that you create. The throttle limits will be applicable per token for an application. 

  1. Sign in to WSO2 API Cloud ( as an admin user.
  2. On the top pane of the API Publisher, click Configure and then click Admin Dashboard.

    This takes you to the Admin Dashboard.

  3. On the left navigation pane, click THROTTLING POLICIES and then click APPLICATION POLICIES. This displays the Application Throttling Policies screen. 
  4. Click ADD NEW POLICY.

    This displays the Add Application Level Policy screen.
  5. Specify appropriate values for each of the fields and then click Save.