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From Mohit Anchlia <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Throttling in apache
Date Sat, 20 Jun 2009 22:37:35 GMT
I wasn't looking for a benchmarking tool. I am looking for something that
limits number of connections per ip or virtual host and can dynamically be
changed without having to shut down apache.

On Sat, Jun 20, 2009 at 1:25 AM, Arnab Ganguly <> wrote:

> Try using Apache benchmark tool.
> Thanks
> Arnab
> On Fri, Jun 19, 2009 at 8:05 PM, Mohit Anchlia <>wrote:
>> We are using apache 2.2.6. We have a need to write a utility that
>> would throttle traffic based on the element of the content. We get
>> data from various client application that have application id assigned
>> to them. This application id is part of the text or xml content. What
>> we want is some utility that would prevent application request from
>> going further to application server if they exceed certain threshold.
>> So for eg: If application "1" is currently sending 100 transactions
>> per sec then we should have ability to say that present "turn away"
>> page to that application.
>> I am not sure how we can implement that in apache 2.2.6? It would be
>> really helpful if I could get some suggestions or if there are already
>> some tools available out there?
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