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From Arianna Manlio <>
Subject [users@httpd] "client" or "request" meaning
Date Thu, 08 Mar 2012 14:35:01 GMT

sorry for previous message.
I'm trying to fully understand the meaning of "client" or "request" concepts in Apache.
For example:

Description:Maximum number of connections that will be processed

The MaxClients directive sets the limit on the number of simultaneous requests that will be

So, what is a "connection"?
If I connect to my home webmail, I see several connection, even if I the only user.
This means that 5 or 6 "clients" are already reserved?

Thankyou very much.

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