Okta Authentication - 429 Response Codes?

I have a load test suite for an application which has an api to authenticate a user’s credentials(username + password) against Okta. For the negative scenario of someone providing the incorrect password over and over, I get Http response codes of 429 Too many requests. 429s start appearing within seconds of the first few requests.

  1. Is it an Okta behavior to return 429 in case credentials are wrong ?
  2. Whats the best way to handle these 429 errors ?

Hi @vinodtr! Assuming you are hitting /api/v1/authn - can you please confirm if you have reached the cumulative rate limit as listed here Authentication/End-user rate limits | Okta Developer?

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