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From "Sean Correia" <Sean.Corr...@eaw.com>
Subject RE: Apache + Win32 + localhost = slow
Date Fri, 24 May 2002 16:04:26 GMT
doh! Temporary lapse, I had forgotten 'off' was the default.

Is this site running as a virtual host?
Check this out if it is:
http://httpd.apache.org/docs/dns-caveats.html

Cheers,
Sean



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Luke Bakken [mailto:lbakken@ics-server.interface-net.com]
> Sent: Friday, May 24, 2002 11:48 AM
> To: users@httpd.apache.org
> Subject: RE: Apache + Win32 + localhost = slow
> 
> 
> Thanks for the advice, but that has been off by default in 
> the installtion
> since version 1.3, according to the FAQ.
> 
> It's the slowdown that concerns me most.
> 
> On Fri, 24 May 2002, Sean Correia wrote:
> 
> > Try turning off reverse DNS lookups
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Sean
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Luke Bakken [mailto:lbakken@ics-server.interface-net.com]
> > > Sent: Friday, May 24, 2002 11:27 AM
> > > To: users@httpd.apache.org
> > > Subject: Apache + Win32 + localhost = slow
> > >
> > >
> > > Hi all,
> > >
> > > I'm writing this after doing a lot of testing and searching
> > > of archives to
> > > no avail.
> > >
> > > What I'm experiencing is something similar to the problem 
> reported in
> > > Microsoft's Article Q294769 in which MS says localhost
> > > lookups are slow,
> > > but using the server name is OK.  Even when I access my local
> > > machine with
> > > my servername, the transfer starts out fast, but declines 
> over time.
> > >
> > > I also saw a thread on usenet which prompted me to 
> upgrade from NT to
> > > 2000. However, performance improvements didn't seem that great.
> > >
> > > I notice this problem with Opera, Lynx, IE and Mozilla. I 
> also have
> > > noticed a problem in which the browser "freezes" a second
> > > before actually
> > > showing status of the page load. I have all of the appropriate IP
> > > addresses in my hosts file. In Lynx I can see that the
> > > transfer process
> > > starts out fast and gradually gets slower. This seems to be
> > > the crux if
> > > the problem.
> > >
> > > What I have also found is that this doesn't seem limited 
> to localhost
> > > machines.  For instance, I've got a fresh install of NT4 Sp6
> > > on a 1.8GHz
> > > Dell and Apache 2.0.36.  My website conatins several text
> > > files that are
> > > over 1MB in size, so I use those to test the transfer 
> speed.  From a
> > > remote machine running Lynx, I can access one of those pages.
> > >  I notice
> > > that the transfer starts out at over 100KB/sec, but by the
> > > time the page
> > > eventually finishes downloading, it's at about 30KB/sec.
> > > This is over a
> > > 100mbit switched network.
> > >
> > > In order to see if this is strictly an Apache problem, I also
> > > installed
> > > the Xitami web server on the Dell.  Not suprisingly, I still
> > > see the same
> > > problem - the transfer starts out fast, but declines in
> > > speed, both from
> > > localhost or from a remote machine.
> > >
> > > Is it time to start serving these pages from a UNIX 
> machine?!?!!?!?
> > >
> > > Thanks in advance!
> > > Luke Bakken
> > >
> > >
> > > 
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