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From "William A. Rowe Jr." <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] number of connection on Windows Apache
Date Thu, 18 Aug 2011 19:22:11 GMT
On 8/17/2011 3:51 PM, wrote:
> Hi, I am using Apache 2.2.17 on Windows Server. To experiment with the
> limit of number of simultaneous connection, I used the directive
> ThreadsPerChild set the number to 1. So I am only supposed to be able to
> have one connection at a time. But I am surprised to see I can use two
> curl clients to download files at the same time. I wonder how to explain
> this.
> The following is my setting.
> <IfModule mpm_winnt_module>
>     ThreadsPerChild      1
> </IfModule>

I believe you are observing the distinction between the accept pool
and the worker dispatch pool.  The server has accepted the second
connection, and is stalled waiting for a worker to dispatch to (which
you had fixed at one, and it is working on the first connection).

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