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As per the documentation, the Rate limit for Mist API is mentioned as 5000 per hour. https://www.mist.com/documentation/mist-api-introduction/#:~:text=Rate%20Limit
However, it was not clear if it is per user account that is accessing the API Or if it is per organization. As you are aware, if provided access, multiple user accounts can access the same organization's inventory and metrics. So, I would like to understand the rate limit policy on the API to handle the rate limits better in the automation.
Does any one know if the rate limit is applicable per user account or per organization?
I asked one of our senior Mist Engineering Specialists today, he let me know that it is per token. So, in your context, per user, or you could create organizational tokens as well and it would be the same per token limit as well. He stressed if you are building scripts that are approaching those numbers to reach out to your account rep to see if they can help you find some optimizations.
This is not exact, check this answer from support:
"That API call limit is per user ID/email ID, account linked to it.So if a user has 10 tokens used else where, all those 10 tokens are linked to 1 email ID/account which has 5k limitSo ensure you do not share ID tokens to everyone"
Thanks a lot for the responses. We will make sure to consider the limit as per account.