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From Joshua Slive <sl...@finance.commerce.ubc.ca>
Subject Re: httpd-docs-1.3/htdocs/manual/mod/core.html
Date Sat, 02 Dec 2000 20:41:01 GMT
On Sat, 2 Dec 2000, Chris Pepper wrote:

> 	The max-requests parameter to KeepAlive in core.html is confusing me.
> 
> ><P><STRONG>Apache 1.1</STRONG>: Set <EM>max-requests</EM>
> >to the maximum number of requests you want Apache to entertain per
> >request. A limit is imposed to prevent a client from hogging your
> >server resources. Set this to <CODE>0</CODE> to disable support.
> 
> 	"number of requests ... per request." is unclear -- does 
> anyone here have a clarification? Is it URL requests per Keep-Alive 
> request, or something else?

Should be "numer of requests ... per connection."

> 
> 	Also, is this max-requests parameter equivalent to 
> MaxKeepAliveRequests? Does this value default to unlimited?
> 

Yes.  It defaults to 5 in Apache 1.1 which use
KeepAlive 5
and it defaults to 100 in 1.2+ which use
KeepAlive On
MaxKeepAliveRequests 100

Joshua.


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