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Subject RE: [users@httpd] Will the server performance be affected very mu ch?
Date Fri, 23 May 2003 14:56:05 GMT
Well, however if it's that serious and one has to ban IP's from accessing
ANY page,
I'd forbid access through TCP wrappers. (inetd)

-----Original Message-----
From: Joshua Slive [] 
Sent: vendredi 23 mai 2003 16:50
Subject: Re: [users@httpd] Will the server performance be affected very

On Fri, 23 May 2003, ccw wrote:

> My problem is, whether such a large group of
> denied IP addresses in .htaccess will affect the server speed or 
> performance very much, since each time a user tries to access my 
> website, Apache server will compare his IP address with the denied IP 
> addresses?

1. The biggest performance hit is probably from needing to read the
.htaccess file on every request.  If you instead placed those directives in
httpd.conf (where they are read only at startup) you would probably increase

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