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From Coach-X <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] unknown requests from localhost/
Date Tue, 06 Feb 2007 22:14:15 GMT
On 2/6/2007 3:44 PM, Joshua Slive wrote:
> On 2/6/07, Coach-X <> wrote:
>> Just looking at the log file it does seem like the requests happen every
>> 1 to 5 seconds.  I also have not been able to duplicate the problem on
>> our test server.  Same setup, but only on a private network.  Perhaps we
>> cannot hit it with enough connections?
>> I also logged user-agent:
>> - - [06/Feb/2007:15:24:23 -0500] "GET / HTTP/1.0" 403 325 "-"
>> "Apache/2.2.4 (Unix) DAV/2 PHP/5.2.0 mod_jk/1.2.20 (internal dummy
>> connection)"
>> This yields a little more to search on, but is there any way to limit
>> the number of times it tries to "ping" itself?
> Why would you want to?  No harm, no foul.
> But what you might be seeing is a symptom of misconfigured
> process-control directives, leading apache to need to recycle
> processes too frequently.
> For example, make sure that there is a substantial distance between
> MinSpareServers and MaxSpareServers and that MaxRequestsPerChild is
> not set too low.
> Joshua.

Sever settings are defaults, just as they were for 2.0.  Perhaps they
have been too low all along.  However in checking server-status, it
shows 32 out of the current 42 slots (Srv) filled by localhost requests.
 Does this seem high to you?

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