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From Krist van Besien <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] implementing an SLA for a request in apache
Date Mon, 06 Jul 2009 10:39:30 GMT
On Fri, Jul 3, 2009 at 6:56 PM, Neal Richter<> wrote:
> Hi,
>  Here's a problem I'd like to solve.  Configure apache to receive a
> request and proxy/forward it off to a backend app server (tomcat) ..
> wait a specified period of time .. and no response is received send
> back a static file or a return code like 204.

There is a ProxyTimeout directive that allows you to set a timeout to
proxy requests. That combined with an ErrorDocument ought to do it.


ProxyTimeout 300
ErrorDocument 504 /errorpages/504.html


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