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From Matus UHLAR - fantomas <uh...@fantomas.sk>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Timeout question
Date Wed, 10 Aug 2011 09:17:08 GMT
On 27.07.11 08:50, Qingshan Xie wrote:
>  according to Apache website http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.0/mod/core.html#timeout,
it says, 
>
>The TimeOut directive currently defines the amount of time Apache will wait for three
things:
>	1. The total amount of time it takes to receive a GET request.
>	2. The amount of time between receipt of TCP packets on a POST or PUT request.
>	3. The amount of time between ACKs on transmissions of TCP packets in responses.
>Can someone explain the 2nd point, I do not understand it fully?

it apparently means that the incoming TCP packets for POST or PUT 
requests must come in lowert intervals, to prevent very slow clients 
from eating all connections to apache.

Apparently aginst slowloris attack.
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