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From Rob Hartill <>
Subject Re: Oops!
Date Tue, 09 Jul 1996 16:03:53 GMT
> Hmmm ... Apache plus a badly behaved CGI has just completely taken out one of
> my machines. To such an extent that I can't log in or run any commands (too
> many processes). The CGI doesn't fork, so I'm a little bemused here. Any
> thoughts?

That's what "MaxClients" is for.. to stop the server running iteslf
into the ground.

Try setting it lower. Anything over 60 is asking for trouble IMO.
60 children will easily handle 1,000,000 hits a day.

      Java ... the world's first machine independent virus.

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