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From Nick Kew <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] "client" or "request" meaning
Date Thu, 08 Mar 2012 17:02:05 GMT
On Thu, 8 Mar 2012 14:35:01 +0000 (GMT)
Arianna Manlio <> wrote:

> 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?

Most of those connections are probably just in keepalive state
when you see them (i.e. finished, but not yet closed).
If they're a problem, reduce your keepalive timeout.

But 5 or 6 connections won't put a noticeable load on your
server (unless perhaps it's 20-year-old hardware).

Nick Kew

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