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From Michael <x...@xshellr8.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Missing larger images
Date Sun, 13 Jun 2004 18:54:19 GMT
Very well said.

Michael

Michael Gordon wrote:

> Joshua Slive wrote:
>
>>>> I've gathered from this list that Apache and Windows don't play well
>>>> together unless you try combinations of the following directives:
>>>>
>>>> EnableSendfile Off
>>>> EnableMMAP Off
>>>> Win32DisableAcceptex
>>>>
>>>> Indeed, I think the problem of large files breaking is a common 
>>>> sympton that
>>>> can be solved with the Sendfile directive there.  I've never tried 
>>>> Apache on
>>>> Windows, but these seem to have worked miracles for people in the 
>>>> past.
>>>>     
>>>
>>
>> This advice is correct.  The general problem is that many people install
>> various add-ons to windows (such as software firewalls, virus checkers,
>> etc) that break some of the advanced functionality that apache uses to
>> speed the sending of files.  These directives turn off the advanced
>> functionality and make apache fall back to more basic (but slower)
>> techniques.
>>  
>>
> Your analysis of the problem is correct in my case.  Apache and 
> Windows XP Pro performed flawlessly with all the latest Windows 
> Updates and Norton's Internet Security Pro installed.  All worked very 
> well together until I installed ZoneAlarm 5.0 Suite.    There is 
> something inside ZoneAlarm 5.0 that breaks Apache from serving images.
>
> Unfortunately in todays world we have to use Windows PCs for 
> productivity reasons to build our web applications, in doing so we 
> must have a powerful firewall and anti-virus application installed and 
> running 24/7.  Norton's was very good until their technical support 
> went to Hell, we cannot have any application where we cannot receive 
> excellent support, business competition will not allow downtime for 
> lack of support.  If ZoneAlarm proves to be in the same category of 
> support as Norton's we will be looking elsewhere soon.
>
> While I still have my soapbox to stand on I will shout to the world 
> this message; it is support groups like the Apache Group that provide 
> the needed solutions for users like myself, without your guidance and 
> support we would not be able to exist as a small business.  Thank you 
> all for your generous support and time.
>
>
>
>>  
>>
>>> The only attribute I could not find was the Win32DisableAcceptex, it is
>>> possible it is not included in some win 32 builds for Apache?
>>>   
>>
>>
>> As you can see here:
>> http://httpd.apache.org/docs-2.0/mod/mpm_winnt.html#win32disableacceptex
>> this directive is available in version 2.0.49 and later.
>>  
>>
> Thank you Joshua, for the updated information.
>
> Michael Gordon
>
>> Joshua.
>>
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