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From Sylvain Goulmy <sygou...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Limit the number of connection per virtual host
Date Fri, 12 Jun 2015 12:55:04 GMT
>
> 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.


I get your point Nick, but at last you can reject the request instead of
sending it to a backend that is stuck or that answers too slowly.

On Fri, Jun 12, 2015 at 2:30 PM, Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com> wrote:

> 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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