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From Alexander Lazic <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Performance Tuning Documentation?
Date Mon, 10 Jul 2006 20:02:34 GMT
On Mon 10.07.2006 20:51, Nick Kew wrote:
>On Monday 10 July 2006 19:44, Alexander Lazic wrote:
>> On Mon 10.07.2006 00:31, James W. Anderson wrote:
>> >Why doesn't it return an HTTP error when the number of concurrent users
>> >exceeds MaxClients?
>> For this reason you should use a *tool* before the webserver which
>> detect this error and send a proper message to the client, imho.
>Indeed.  You can only return an HTTP error after you've accepted an
>HTTP request.  But MaxClients limits the number of concurrent requests
>you'll accept, and *by definition* prevents you sending them an HTTP
>Rather than interpose a non-HTTP solution in front of the webserver,
>I'd propose you raise MaxClients, and install some other means (such as
>mod_load_average) to protect your server from loads above what your
>application software can manage.

I'am not sure if i understand you right because there are some HTTP/S
solutions available for this problem, as i know?!



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