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From "Ivan Barrera A." <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Serving a Very Big File
Date Tue, 01 Mar 2005 21:50:15 GMT
The question is :

why http ? ftp is a more suitable protocol for that.

Broming plutonium wrote:
> Hi,
>       I created a backup of my windows system yesterday. The backup file 
> is 5 GB in size.
>       Now, I've got to get this file off my hard disk and into another 
> computer so that when my computer fails, I still have the backup file.
>       I am thinking about using Apache to serve the 5-gigabyte file 
> (4.25 to be exact) to someone in China (I live in Canada). Is it 
> possible? I think the transfer will take at least 3 hours to complete. I 
> want to make sure that Apache doesn't give any timeouts or anything like 
> that during this period. I have played with my httpd.conf file, and made 
> several adjustments. For example, I adjusted KeepAlive On, 
> MaxKeepAliveRequests 0, and:
> <IfModule mpm_winnt.c>
> ThreadsPerChild 0
> MaxRequestsPerChild  0
> </IfModule>
> Is there anything else I should change or adjust? Any suggestions? Thanks!
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Post your free ad now! *Yahoo! Canada Personals* 
> <>

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