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From Nick Kew <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] How to prevent from simple DoS?
Date Mon, 19 Nov 2007 20:25:48 GMT
On Mon, 19 Nov 2007 21:19:29 +0100
"Ben Macintosh" <> wrote:

> > 5 minutes???  Where does that come from?
> That's the default timeout that a http child waits for, before closing
> the connection.

Really?  I thought it was something more sensible these days.

5 seconds would make much more sense.  And the Event MPM also helps,
by breaking the link between keepalives and workers.

> Thanks for pointing me to the right direction - never heard about
> AcceptFilter before.


Nick Kew

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