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From Polonkai Gergely <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] MPM suggestion
Date Fri, 01 Jun 2007 20:26:23 GMT
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Joshua Slive írta:
> On 6/1/07, Polonkai Gergely <> wrote:
>> could you please suggest me which MPM module to use?
>> I have about 10-15 active production sites, all with effectively
>> low traffic. Some of them use php, others use perl for generating
>> dynamic content. For PHP I'm currently using mod_php, but using
>> PHP as CGI is an option if needed.
>> In the future, I want to make this system a bit more secure, and
>> so I decided to use different UIDs and GIDs for the different
>> sites, so they cannot touch each others' files. Which MPM should
>> I use to achieve this? I also thought it would be nice if the
>> separate sites would use different chroots, but this is not
>> necessary for me (or is it?).
> No particular MPM supports this.
> If you only want to isolate cgi scripts, then you can simply use
> suexec.
> If you want complete isolation, you need to use multiple apache
> instances, as described here:
> In either case, any MPM will do. The highest performance with the
> lowest resource use likely comes from worker or event. The best
> stability (in terms of resilience in the face of crashing scripts
> and avoidance of thread safety problems) comes from prefork.
> Joshua.
Thank you, this is more than helpful!

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