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From "Emma Lovatt" <>
Subject [users@httpd] ServerLimit
Date Mon, 20 Nov 2006 15:54:28 GMT
Hi guys

I am running 4 x dual 2.8GHz blades with 4Gb RAM load balanced.  These
are running apache 2.2.3, openssl 0.98c and PHP 5.1.6.  They are
configured with MPM prefork.

I have read some conflicting information on how to up the max_clients

My setup is as default, the Max_Clients is set to 256. I would like to
raise my max_client limit as we regularly would exceed these and I have
read that I would need to raise the server limit in prefork.c.

Here is the part of the prefork.c I think I have to tweak :).


/* Admin can't tune ServerLimit beyond MAX_SERVER_LIMIT.  We want
 * some sort of compile-time limit to help catch typos.
#define MAX_SERVER_LIMIT 200000

Could someone explain the process to me a little better if possible or
point me in the direction of some docs,  I am really struggling to find
some decent documentation on this.

Thanks in Advance


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