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From Ruediger Pluem <>
Subject Re: httpd-proxy-scoreboard
Date Wed, 26 Jul 2006 22:21:14 GMT

On 07/26/2006 10:53 PM, Jean-frederic Clere wrote:

> I already have a prototype of an external health checker process that
> uses an AJP cping/cpong and a simple connect for http/https.
> Basicaly mod_proxy uses the health_worker_method routine to write and
> read from a slot mem that contains the information of the workers + a
> health information. A balancer could check the health information before
> using the worker. The health checker process uses the worker description
> (thru the health_worker_method) to check if the back-end service is
> running.

Sorry, you may have explained that before, but why using an external health
checker process?
My thoughts are more the line to do a health check on a connection every time
you lease it from the pool.



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