From the [api docs](https://www.bitstamp.net/api/) (V2):

>Do not make more than 600 requests per 10 minutes or we will ban your IP address. For real time data


That mean I can call the “ticker” method once every minute.

In a service I created I’m actually calling the XRPEUR ticker every minute. It’s ok.

Now, I need to extend it to have also XRPUSD and XRPBTC or ETHBTC.

1. Does that mean I can only update all the currency pairs every 3 or 4 minutes?
2. I also use the “buy market order” method and I never had a problem calling the API, I think the request limit is intended for “every” method, right ? Is the request limits applied for the “private API” methods?

If it is better to open a ticket I’ll do, but I think the reply can be usefull also for others.




1 Comment

  1. Bitstamp-Domen on 6. January 2023 at 20:34

    The limit is 600 requests per 10 minutes per IP address, which is technically 1 request per second (however, you can make more requests per second, just not more than 600 in 10 minutes). This limit applies to all requests (both public and private functions).
    I hope this clarifies the matter. Let me know if you have any further questions.