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From André Warnier ...@ice-sa.com>
Subject Re: Tomcat + apache + mod_jk
Date Thu, 24 Mar 2011 15:58:25 GMT
AReid@bca-group.com wrote:
> So I assume adding connectionTimeout attribute to the connector config 
> could help mitigate this?
> 
The connectionTimeout of the Tomcat AJP <Connector> says this :

connectionTimeout	

The number of milliseconds this Connector will wait, after accepting a connection, for the

request URI line to be presented. The default value is infinite (i.e. no timeout).

So that applies to something totally different.  It is more of a measure to avoid DoS 
attacks whereby a client would connect to this Connector, and then not send any request 
over that connection for an extended period of time.
This would lock up the connector (waiting for the request), and if there were enough such

requests at the same time, could lock up the entire server.


To get back to your issue : in this case, the warning is normal and justified.  Tomcat is

supposed to send a complete response, but for some reason it cannot.  And it cannot do 
anything else useful with this unsent response part.  So it is letting you know, instead 
of just keeping mum about it.

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