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From Stefan Fritsch ...@sfritsch.de>
Subject Re: Tracking discussion for Patch 49717 - adds SSLTimeout
Date Wed, 18 Aug 2010 20:49:34 GMT
On Friday 06 August 2010, Jeff Trawick wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 6, 2010 at 12:26 PM, Andrew Oliver <acoliver@gmail.com> 
wrote:
> > This patch
> > https://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=49717 adds an
> > SSLTimeout directive which is a timeout on the initial ssl
> > handshake separate from the general Timeout.  See the issue
> > description for a bit more detail.
> > 
> > Why should this not be added?
> > and/or Why should this be added?
> > How should it be improved?
> 
> I wonder if there is any way for mod_reqtimeout to handle this
> capability??

From the PR: "This allows for configurations where more client latency 
is allowed for established ssl connections but not for initial session 
setup."

This seems to target the same problem as mod_reqtimeout's header 
timeout, which limits the total time for receiving all request headers 
(including the initial SSL handshake). Andrew, would that fit your 
needs? If no, why not? 

Cheers,
Stefan

PS: 2.2.x's mod_reqtimeout is buggy, use the version from trunk or 
wait for 2.2.17.

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