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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Persistant COnnection Problems
Date Thu, 14 Apr 2005 19:52:56 GMT
On 4/14/05, Bumbia, M Kamran <> wrote:
> We have a Socket Client implementation on an HTTP Client on an old TPF
> system 
> WE are communicating with the Apache Webserver on a Linux Box. 
> We want to leave the Connection Open but apache is closing it. We are using
> HTTP/1.1 and KeepAlive is also turned on. 
> The response is not static and so the length is not known and some docs
> through google search indicate the persistent connections do not work if the
> content length is not known.  
> Can Somebody please reply with some insight into this ? 

Apache will use persistent connections for dynamic content by doing
chunked encoding if the client is doing HTTP/1.1.  But there is a
KeepAliveTimeout that limits the length of the persistent connection.


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