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From Kyle <k...@ccidomain.com>
Subject Re: Seeks wisdom
Date Fri, 01 Mar 2002 15:05:35 GMT
I ran into that 255 limit by accident while experimenting with my Apache
server on RH7.1.  At present, my load is not high enough for it to be a
problem, but I am concerned about this seemingly low limit as the number
of sites I am hosting continues to increase.

-Kyle


"Maceira, Joseph" wrote:
> 
> I read somewhere about the version of apache packaged with 7.2 had a hard
> limit of 256 compiled in.  I confirmed this by setting the value higher but
> would only accept 256.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steve Leach [mailto:sleach@askalix.com]
> Sent: Friday, March 01, 2002 9:39 AM
> To: users@httpd.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Seeks wisdom
> 
> > I wasn't aware of the connection limitations of RH 7.2 - but I have no
> > reason to doubt you, either.  I don't think 6.2 had this problem, and I
> > personally prefer 6.2 for servers - had one running for three years
> > without an incedent (only had to shut it down when our colo changed
> > locations! It's still running, otherwise).  Another option to consider
> > is FreeBSD.
> 
> I have to say, that I was not aware of the limitation either.
> How is that imposed? In the code itself, or in the RH version?
> If that is the case, can you not just D/L the raw Apache source and compile
> it +modules you need?
> I don't have a need for 1000+ concurrent connections - but this restriction
> would appear odd.
> 
> Best Regards,
> 
> Steve Leach
> Network Manager
> Miami International Limited
> Eaglescliffe Logistics Centre
> Durham Lane
> Egglescliffe
> URL: http://www.askalix.com
> TEL: 01642 356205
> e-mail: sleach@askalix.com
> 
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