On 25 Jan 2007, at 12:32, Colm MacCarthaigh wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 25, 2007 at 12:18:04PM +0000, Justin Mason wrote:
>> I'd suggest running its own Apache instance, with a small number
>> of servers, on some high port -- and then set up a reverse proxy,
>> or an Apache mod_proxy, in front of that on port 80.
> But it won't help with the problem described here, it will actually
> it twice as bad. The backend instance, to which you reverse proxy,
> exhibit the same problem and continue to chew slots, and the front-end
> will also chew the slots it needs to maintain the sockets to the
> back-end open (ie the proxy sockets).
It'll give me twice as many occupied apache processes, yes - X on the
frontend and X on the backend. But as long as I keep X low enough,
that may be an acceptable price to pay for salvaging the IP.
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