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From Owen Boyle <>
Subject Re: doubt while load testing
Date Fri, 05 Apr 2002 08:50:46 GMT
"Janarthanan, Prasanna" wrote:
> hi,
> i have seen a problem with apache, whats happening is..
> when iam testing my web site which uses apache webserver, the httpd command
> running in the server is spaning more and more as i increase the concurrent
> connections in my load test. Iam able to see this using Top command in unix.
> Why this is happening and is there any way to cut down this to standrad
> number of httpds ?

It is supposed to do this. What do you mean by "standrad" - the maximum
number of httpd daemons is controlled by the MaxClients directive. This
is set to 256 by default. Check all the Max* directives in the docs..


Owen Boyle.

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