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From Nick Kew <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Limit the number of connection per virtual host
Date Fri, 12 Jun 2015 12:30:48 GMT
On Fri, 2015-06-12 at 12:18 +0000, Eric Covener wrote:

> Apache doesn't provide it.

>         - Why Apache doesn't provide such a functionality ?
> Nothing special for this function -- not enough interest/time for
> people in the project to write/test/support such a thing

Bear in mind that you only know which virtual host is requested
when you read the Host: header, which is after you already
accepted the connection.

There are third-party modules for managing loads and protecting
a server from attack.  Some of them might be worth a look.

Nick Kew

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