Add documentation to Files API Rate Limits

Merged Vasilii Iakliushin requested to merge 335075_documentation_for_files_api_rate_limiting into master

What does this MR do?

Contributes to #335075


  1. Database migration MR: !68559 (merged)
  2. Throttling configuration form in Admin Area MR: !68560 (merged)
  3. Rack attack configuration MR: !68561 (merged)
  4. Documentation update <== This MR


We want to have an option to rate limit Files API requests.

Current MR

  • Add documentation for Files API rate limit settings

Screenshots or Screencasts (strongly suggested)

How to setup and validate locally (strongly suggested)

  1. Enable feature flag:

  2. Go to Admin Area -> Network: http://localhost:3000/admin/application_settings/network

  3. Check that Files API Rate Limits section is appeared

Does this MR meet the acceptance criteria?


Availability and Testing


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  • Label as security and @ mention @gitlab-com/gl-security/appsec
  • The MR includes necessary changes to maintain consistency between UI, API, email, or other methods
  • Security reports checked/validated by a reviewer from the AppSec team
Edited by Vasilii Iakliushin