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Introduce forced delay for HTTP response


Ross Bender

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Is there a way to have a Netscaler policy introduce a delay before providing an HTTP response to a client? Our scenario is wanting to throttle client traffic in some known application use cases.

 

The desire is that after the backend returns a response to the Netscaler, the Netscaler could conditionally (based on response) invoke a delay before returning the response to the client.

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We have a similar need, but would rather do it on the request instead of response.  So far the only thing I can think of is to do an HTTP callout to a web server and have the script introduce delay or have the web server introduce the delay. It would be easy to create  a simple go web server to introduce the delay.  One could possibly do this without an actual web server using a perl script.  Example here: (https://docs.citrix.com/en-us/citrix-adc/current-release/appexpert/http-callout/use-case-filtering-clients-ip-blacklist.html)

 

 

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