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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Will the server performance be affected very much?
Date Fri, 23 May 2003 14:58:44 GMT

On Fri, 23 May 2003 wrote:
> You'll probably also want to run it on the same box as the web server so
> you don't tax your network.

Oops.  Not a good idea, in general.  The loopback interface has VERY
different characteristics than the regular network interface in many
situations.  Testing over the loopback is therefore rarely a good way of
getting real performance data.


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