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From Matus UHLAR - fantomas <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apache is slow with SSL
Date Sat, 01 Sep 2007 13:14:41 GMT
> On 8/22/07, Lavoie,Alain [CMC] <> wrote:
> > When I request any pages on the regular site (port 80), the answer is
> > fast. However, when I do a request on the
> > SSL site, it's taking an average of 30sec to display the page. When I do
> > a tcpdump I can see an increase
> > of sync/ack, push traffics.

On 22.08.07 11:13, Joshua Slive wrote:
> More network exchanges with ssl would be perfectly normal, since the
> SSL layer needs to be setup before the HTTP transaction happens. But
> 30 seconds is absurdly long. The first place I would look is random
> number generation. Perhaps you need to check the setting of
> SSLRandomSeed.

maybe reading seed from /dev/urandom instead of /dev/random would help here.

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