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From Ben Laurie <...@gonzo.ben.algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: Oops!
Date Wed, 10 Jul 1996 09:12:17 GMT
Rob Hartill wrote:
> 
>  
> > 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.

Hmmm... well, I'm currently on the default (which I suspect is 150) so lowering
it might make things calm enough that I can find out what on Earth is going on.
I'll give it a try.

Cheers,

Ben.

> 
> 
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