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From "Krist van Besien" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Make apache sleep
Date Tue, 23 Oct 2007 11:22:25 GMT
On 10/22/07, Jim Albert <> wrote:
> For the purposes of testing a heavy load situation, I'd like to
> configure one of my apache web servers to intentionally respond slow to
> a request.
> Is anyone aware of some type of apache sleep or delay configuration that
> will easily allow me to configure this? For example, tell apache to wait
> 10 seconds before responding to any request.

I had to do exactly that a couple of months ago. I used a cgi script
for the purpose. Just make a CGI script with a "sleep" statement
somewhere in the beginning. The script I made even made it possible to
set the delay via a form.


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