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Re: Swamped! How to tune OBSD for massive web traffic?
On Fri, Jan 19, 2001 at 06:44:46PM -0800, Seth Arnold wrote:
> It might also help (depending on how your users use your site) to set
> the KeepAliveTimeout number higher as well; one minute seems like the
> highest that number should be pushed.
KeepAlive INCREASES Serverload as more httpds are running. Without KeepAlive
you can shoot nearly every router down with heavy used severs due to the
pure mass of tcp connections, so you'll have to find a good compromise. 15
seconds is normally a good value.
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