Error 403: rate_limit_exceeded in addition I can't make my own client_id as my school does not allow that!

What is the problem you are having with rclone?

Error 403: rate_limit_exceeded during authenetication for google drive configuration

Run the command 'rclone version' and share the full output of the command.

rclone v1.61.1

  • os/version: Microsoft Windows 11 Pro 22H2 (64 bit)
  • os/kernel: 10.0.22621.963 (x86_64)
  • os/type: windows
  • os/arch: amd64
  • go/version: go1.19.4
  • go/linking: static
  • go/tags: cmount

Which cloud storage system are you using? (eg Google Drive)

Google Drive

The command you were trying to run (eg rclone copy /tmp remote:tmp)

rclone config -> browser authentication 

The rclone config contents with secrets removed.

C:\Users\yazan\Documents\scripts\rclone-v1.61.1-windows-amd64>rclone config
Current remotes:

Name                 Type
====                 ====
HUJI                 drive
Technion             onedrive

e) Edit existing remote
n) New remote
d) Delete remote
r) Rename remote
c) Copy remote
s) Set configuration password
q) Quit config
e/n/d/r/c/s/q> n

Enter name for new remote.
name> huji

Option Storage.
Type of storage to configure.
Choose a number from below, or type in your own value.
 1 / 1Fichier
   \ (fichier)
 2 / Akamai NetStorage
   \ (netstorage)
 3 / Alias for an existing remote
   \ (alias)
 4 / Amazon Drive
   \ (amazon cloud drive)
 5 / Amazon S3 Compliant Storage Providers including AWS, Alibaba, Ceph, China Mobile, Cloudflare, ArvanCloud, DigitalOcean, Dreamhost, Huawei OBS, IBM COS, IDrive e2, IONOS Cloud, Liara, Lyve Cloud, Minio, Netease, RackCorp, Scaleway, SeaweedFS, StackPath, Storj, Tencent COS, Qiniu and Wasabi
   \ (s3)
 6 / Backblaze B2
   \ (b2)
 7 / Better checksums for other remotes
   \ (hasher)
 8 / Box
   \ (box)
 9 / Cache a remote
   \ (cache)
10 / Citrix Sharefile
   \ (sharefile)
11 / Combine several remotes into one
   \ (combine)
12 / Compress a remote
   \ (compress)
13 / Dropbox
   \ (dropbox)
14 / Encrypt/Decrypt a remote
   \ (crypt)
15 / Enterprise File Fabric
   \ (filefabric)
16 / FTP
   \ (ftp)
17 / Google Cloud Storage (this is not Google Drive)
   \ (google cloud storage)
18 / Google Drive
   \ (drive)
19 / Google Photos
   \ (google photos)
20 / HTTP
   \ (http)
21 / Hadoop distributed file system
   \ (hdfs)
22 / HiDrive
   \ (hidrive)
23 / In memory object storage system.
   \ (memory)
24 / Internet Archive
   \ (internetarchive)
25 / Jottacloud
   \ (jottacloud)
26 / Koofr, Digi Storage and other Koofr-compatible storage providers
   \ (koofr)
27 / Local Disk
   \ (local)
28 / Cloud
   \ (mailru)
29 / Mega
   \ (mega)
30 / Microsoft Azure Blob Storage
   \ (azureblob)
31 / Microsoft OneDrive
   \ (onedrive)
32 / OpenDrive
   \ (opendrive)
33 / OpenStack Swift (Rackspace Cloud Files, Memset Memstore, OVH)
   \ (swift)
34 / Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Object Storage
   \ (oracleobjectstorage)
35 / Pcloud
   \ (pcloud)
36 /
   \ (putio)
37 / QingCloud Object Storage
   \ (qingstor)
38 / SMB / CIFS
   \ (smb)
   \ (sftp)
40 / Sia Decentralized Cloud
   \ (sia)
41 / Storj Decentralized Cloud Storage
   \ (storj)
42 / Sugarsync
   \ (sugarsync)
43 / Transparently chunk/split large files
   \ (chunker)
44 / Union merges the contents of several upstream fs
   \ (union)
45 / Uptobox
   \ (uptobox)
46 / WebDAV
   \ (webdav)
47 / Yandex Disk
   \ (yandex)
48 / Zoho
   \ (zoho)
49 /
   \ (premiumizeme)
50 / seafile
   \ (seafile)
Storage> drive

Option client_id.
Google Application Client Id
Setting your own is recommended.
See for how to create your own.
If you leave this blank, it will use an internal key which is low performance.
Enter a value. Press Enter to leave empty.

Option client_secret.
OAuth Client Secret.
Leave blank normally.
Enter a value. Press Enter to leave empty.

Option scope.
Scope that rclone should use when requesting access from drive.
Choose a number from below, or type in your own value.
Press Enter to leave empty.
 1 / Full access all files, excluding Application Data Folder.
   \ (drive)
 2 / Read-only access to file metadata and file contents.
   \ (drive.readonly)
   / Access to files created by rclone only.
 3 | These are visible in the drive website.
   | File authorization is revoked when the user deauthorizes the app.
   \ (drive.file)
   / Allows read and write access to the Application Data folder.
 4 | This is not visible in the drive website.
   \ (drive.appfolder)
   / Allows read-only access to file metadata but
 5 | does not allow any access to read or download file content.
   \ (drive.metadata.readonly)
scope> 2

Option service_account_file.
Service Account Credentials JSON file path.
Leave blank normally.
Needed only if you want use SA instead of interactive login.
Leading `~` will be expanded in the file name as will environment variables such as `${RCLONE_CONFIG_DIR}`.
Enter a value. Press Enter to leave empty.

Edit advanced config?
y) Yes
n) No (default)
y/n> n

Use web browser to automatically authenticate rclone with remote?
 * Say Y if the machine running rclone has a web browser you can use
 * Say N if running rclone on a (remote) machine without web browser access
If not sure try Y. If Y failed, try N.

y) Yes (default)
n) No
y/n> y

2022/12/25 09:57:39 NOTICE: If your browser doesn't open automatically go to the following link:
2022/12/25 09:57:39 NOTICE: Log in and authorize rclone for access
2022/12/25 09:57:39 NOTICE: Waiting for code...

A log from the command with the -vv flag

Not an option for me, As I am still configuring rclone

I can't make my own client_id as my school does not allow that!
I need help for that.

hello and welcome to forum,

without your own client_id, rclone has to use it owns client_id.
and that is not working well these days

ask admin about that because edu account will get restriction when they reach 100tb storage

I have created my own client_id, Still, I face the same issue after uploading a few files.

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