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keysorsoze 04-18-2007 09:04 AM

Too Many instances of Apache?
 
Hello, I have been looking at our web server lately and it seems that there are a lot of instances of apache running. From what I have learned there should only be 8 instances of Apache running. 1 for daemon to su in as root and bind to 80 and 7 child processes to serve pages etc. Might be wrong but I think that is what I have read. Anyways looking at the process list of our web server I see the following processes. Does this indicate that Apache is defunct?

[root@localhost /]# ps -ef
UID PID PPID C STIME TTY TIME CMD
root 1 0 0 2006 ? 00:00:06 init [5]
root 2 1 0 2006 ? 00:00:40 [migration/0]
root 3 1 0 2006 ? 00:00:00 [ksoftirqd/0]
root 4 1 0 2006 ? 00:00:02 [migration/1]
root 5 1 0 2006 ? 00:00:00 [ksoftirqd/1]
root 6 1 0 2006 ? 00:00:06 [migration/2]
root 7 1 0 2006 ? 00:00:00 [ksoftirqd/2]
root 8 1 0 2006 ? 00:00:01 [migration/3]
root 9 1 0 2006 ? 00:00:00 [ksoftirqd/3]
root 10 1 0 2006 ? 00:00:00 [events/0]
root 11 1 0 2006 ? 00:00:00 [events/1]
root 12 1 0 2006 ? 00:00:00 [events/2]
root 13 1 0 2006 ? 00:00:00 [events/3]
root 14 10 0 2006 ? 00:00:00 [khelper]
root 15 10 0 2006 ? 00:00:00 [kacpid]
root 45 10 0 2006 ? 00:00:00 [kblockd/0]
root 46 10 0 2006 ? 00:00:00 [kblockd/1]
root 47 10 0 2006 ? 00:00:00 [kblockd/2]
root 48 10 0 2006 ? 00:00:00 [kblockd/3]
root 49 1 0 2006 ? 00:00:00 [khubd]
root 79 10 0 2006 ? 00:00:00 [aio/0]
root 78 1 0 2006 ? 00:04:59 [kswapd0]
root 80 10 0 2006 ? 00:00:00 [aio/1]
root 81 10 0 2006 ? 00:00:00 [aio/2]
root 82 10 0 2006 ? 00:00:00 [aio/3]
root 226 1 0 2006 ? 00:00:00 [kseriod]
root 368 1 0 2006 ? 00:00:56 [kjournald]
root 1364 1 0 2006 ? 00:00:00 udevd
root 1806 11 0 2006 ? 00:00:00 [kauditd]
root 1923 10 0 2006 ? 00:00:00 [kmirrord]
root 1944 1 0 2006 ? 00:00:00 [kjournald]
root 1945 1 0 2006 ? 00:07:58 [kjournald]
root 1946 1 0 2006 ? 00:00:27 [kjournald]
root 1947 1 0 2006 ? 00:06:01 [kjournald]
root 2606 1 0 2006 ? 00:00:29 syslogd -m 0
root 2610 1 0 2006 ? 00:00:00 klogd -x
root 2620 1 0 2006 ? 00:00:07 irqbalance
root 2651 1 0 2006 ? 00:00:00 /usr/sbin/acpid
root 2707 1 0 2006 ? 00:00:00 xinetd -stayalive -pidfile /var/run/xinetd.pid
root 2728 1 0 2006 ? 00:00:00 /bin/sh /usr/bin/safe_mysqld --defaults-file=/etc/my.cnf
mysql 2754 2728 0 2006 ? 00:00:00 /usr/libexec/mysqld --defaults-file=/etc/my.cnf --basedir=/usr --datadir=/var/
root 2795 1 0 2006 ? 00:00:01 crond
xfs 2841 1 0 2006 ? 00:00:00 xfs -droppriv -daemon
root 2858 1 0 2006 ? 00:00:00 /usr/sbin/atd
dbus 2875 1 0 2006 ? 00:00:00 dbus-daemon-1 --system
root 2885 1 0 2006 ? 00:00:00 rhnsd --interval 240
root 26248 12 0 2006 ? 00:00:57 [pdflush]
root 26469 2795 0 Jan15 ? 00:00:00 crond
root 26470 26469 0 Jan15 ? 00:00:00 [sh] <defunct>
root 26474 1 0 Jan15 ? 00:00:18 vmstat 3
root 21264 1 0 Feb21 ? 00:00:00 /usr/sbin/vsftpd /etc/vsftpd/vsftpd.conf
root 21927 12 0 Feb21 ? 00:00:28 [pdflush]
root 12443 1 0 Feb27 ? 00:02:06 /usr/sbin/httpd
root 19828 1 0 Mar07 ? 00:00:00 /usr/local/ssh/sbin/sshd
root 23212 1 0 Mar19 ? 00:00:11 sendmail: accepting connections
smmsp 23220 1 0 Mar19 ? 00:00:00 sendmail: Queue runner@01:00:00 for /var/spool/clientmqueue
root 19048 12443 0 Apr17 ? 00:00:07 /usr/sbin/rotatelogs /home/sites/home/logs/access_log 86400 -300
root 19124 1 0 Apr17 tty1 00:00:00 /sbin/mingetty tty1
root 19259 1 0 Apr17 tty2 00:00:00 /sbin/mingetty tty2
root 19389 1 0 Apr17 tty4 00:00:00 /sbin/mingetty tty4
root 19398 1 0 Apr17 tty6 00:00:00 /sbin/mingetty tty6
root 19466 1 0 Apr17 tty3 00:00:00 /sbin/mingetty tty3
root 19490 1 0 Apr17 tty5 00:00:00 /sbin/mingetty tty5
apache 31431 12443 0 09:05 ? 00:00:12 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31460 12443 0 09:06 ? 00:00:06 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31502 12443 0 09:10 ? 00:00:06 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31530 12443 0 09:15 ? 00:00:08 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31567 12443 0 09:24 ? 00:00:03 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31576 12443 0 09:24 ? 00:00:07 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31628 12443 0 09:28 ? 00:00:03 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31639 12443 0 09:28 ? 00:00:07 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31642 12443 0 09:28 ? 00:00:05 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31655 12443 0 09:29 ? 00:00:05 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31669 12443 0 09:30 ? 00:00:05 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31707 12443 0 09:38 ? 00:00:03 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31708 12443 0 09:38 ? 00:00:02 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31719 12443 0 09:39 ? 00:00:01 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31728 12443 0 09:40 ? 00:00:04 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31730 12443 0 09:40 ? 00:00:02 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31740 12443 0 09:40 ? 00:00:02 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31747 12443 0 09:40 ? 00:00:04 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31753 12443 0 09:41 ? 00:00:01 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31757 12443 0 09:41 ? 00:00:03 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31775 12443 0 09:42 ? 00:00:02 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31776 12443 0 09:42 ? 00:00:02 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31779 12443 0 09:42 ? 00:00:02 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31780 12443 0 09:42 ? 00:00:02 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31787 12443 0 09:42 ? 00:00:05 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31791 12443 0 09:42 ? 00:00:03 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31796 12443 0 09:42 ? 00:00:04 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31799 12443 0 09:42 ? 00:00:03 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31800 12443 0 09:42 ? 00:00:01 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31838 12443 0 09:47 ? 00:00:03 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31839 12443 0 09:47 ? 00:00:01 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31853 12443 0 09:48 ? 00:00:01 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31856 12443 0 09:48 ? 00:00:01 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31858 12443 0 09:48 ? 00:00:01 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31861 12443 0 09:48 ? 00:00:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31863 12443 0 09:48 ? 00:00:01 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31865 12443 0 09:48 ? 00:00:01 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31866 12443 0 09:48 ? 00:00:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31867 12443 0 09:48 ? 00:00:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31899 12443 0 09:53 ? 00:00:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31900 12443 0 09:53 ? 00:00:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31901 12443 0 09:53 ? 00:00:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31902 12443 0 09:53 ? 00:00:01 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31903 12443 0 09:53 ? 00:00:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31904 12443 0 09:53 ? 00:00:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31905 12443 0 09:53 ? 00:00:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31906 12443 0 09:53 ? 00:00:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31907 12443 0 09:53 ? 00:00:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31908 12443 0 09:53 ? 00:00:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31910 12443 0 09:53 ? 00:00:01 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31913 12443 0 09:53 ? 00:00:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31916 12443 0 09:53 ? 00:00:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31918 12443 1 09:53 ? 00:00:02 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31919 12443 0 09:53 ? 00:00:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31920 12443 0 09:53 ? 00:00:01 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31921 12443 0 09:53 ? 00:00:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31922 12443 0 09:53 ? 00:00:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31923 12443 0 09:53 ? 00:00:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31924 12443 0 09:53 ? 00:00:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31925 12443 1 09:53 ? 00:00:03 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31928 12443 0 09:53 ? 00:00:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31943 12443 0 09:56 ? 00:00:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
root 31945 19828 0 09:56 ? 00:00:00 sshd: root@pts/0
root 31947 31945 0 09:56 pts/0 00:00:00 -bash
apache 31979 12443 0 09:56 ? 00:00:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31981 12443 0 09:56 ? 00:00:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31982 12443 0 09:56 ? 00:00:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31983 12443 0 09:56 ? 00:00:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31984 12443 0 09:56 ? 00:00:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31985 12443 0 09:56 ? 00:00:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 31986 12443 0 09:56 ? 00:00:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
apache 32000 31856 23 09:57 ? 00:00:00 /home/sites/home/web/exe/autocrypt -encrypt 128 -outmaster myfsi -change no -c
root 32001 31947 0 09:57 pts/0 00:00:00 ps -ef

trickykid 04-18-2007 09:38 AM

What's your httpd.conf file indicate?

This might be accurate as a new child process will be started if someone is connected to your server thru apache.

djjoshuad 04-18-2007 11:11 AM

yes, please post your httpd.conf file. it looks like you've got it configured to act this way. You're right that (*by default*) apache should only have 8 processes running, but that's only true when it's idle. Even the default configuration provides for a child process to spawn for each inbound connection, up to 250.

keysorsoze 04-18-2007 12:30 PM

ServerTokens Prod
ServerRoot "/etc/httpd"
PidFile run/httpd.pid
Timeout 300
KeepAlive On
MaxKeepAliveRequests 10000
KeepAliveTimeout 60
<IfModule prefork.c>
#StartServers 8
#StartServers 8
#MinSpareServers 5
#MaxSpareServers 20
#ServerLimit 256
#MaxClients 256
#MaxRequestsPerChild 4000
StartServers 24
MinSpareServers 15
MaxSpareServers 30
ServerLimit 512
MaxClients 512
MaxRequestsPerChild 4000
</IfModule>
<IfModule worker.c>
StartServers 2
MaxClients 150
MinSpareThreads 50
MaxSpareThreads 100
ThreadsPerChild 25
MaxRequestsPerChild 0
</IfModule>
Listen 80
LoadModule access_module modules/mod_access.so
LoadModule auth_module modules/mod_auth.so
LoadModule auth_anon_module modules/mod_auth_anon.so
LoadModule auth_dbm_module modules/mod_auth_dbm.so
LoadModule auth_digest_module modules/mod_auth_digest.so
LoadModule ldap_module modules/mod_ldap.so
LoadModule auth_ldap_module modules/mod_auth_ldap.so
LoadModule include_module modules/mod_include.so
LoadModule log_config_module modules/mod_log_config.so
LoadModule env_module modules/mod_env.so
LoadModule mime_magic_module modules/mod_mime_magic.so
LoadModule cern_meta_module modules/mod_cern_meta.so
LoadModule expires_module modules/mod_expires.so
LoadModule deflate_module modules/mod_deflate.so
LoadModule headers_module modules/mod_headers.so
LoadModule usertrack_module modules/mod_usertrack.so
LoadModule setenvif_module modules/mod_setenvif.so
LoadModule mime_module modules/mod_mime.so
LoadModule dav_module modules/mod_dav.so
LoadModule status_module modules/mod_status.so
LoadModule autoindex_module modules/mod_autoindex.so
LoadModule asis_module modules/mod_asis.so
LoadModule info_module modules/mod_info.so
LoadModule dav_fs_module modules/mod_dav_fs.so
LoadModule vhost_alias_module modules/mod_vhost_alias.so
LoadModule negotiation_module modules/mod_negotiation.so
LoadModule dir_module modules/mod_dir.so
LoadModule imap_module modules/mod_imap.so
LoadModule actions_module modules/mod_actions.so
LoadModule speling_module modules/mod_speling.so
LoadModule userdir_module modules/mod_userdir.so
LoadModule alias_module modules/mod_alias.so
LoadModule rewrite_module modules/mod_rewrite.so
LoadModule proxy_module modules/mod_proxy.so
LoadModule proxy_ftp_module modules/mod_proxy_ftp.so
LoadModule proxy_http_module modules/mod_proxy_http.so
LoadModule proxy_connect_module modules/mod_proxy_connect.so
LoadModule cache_module modules/mod_cache.so
LoadModule suexec_module modules/mod_suexec.so
LoadModule disk_cache_module modules/mod_disk_cache.so
LoadModule file_cache_module modules/mod_file_cache.so
LoadModule mem_cache_module modules/mod_mem_cache.so
LoadModule cgi_module modules/mod_cgi.so
Include conf.d/*.conf
User apache
Group apache
ServerAdmin me@somedomain.com
ServerName www.somedomain.com:80
UseCanonicalName Off
DocumentRoot "/home/sites/home/web"
<Directory />
Options FollowSymLinks
AllowOverride None
</Directory>

<Directory "/home/sites/home/*">

Options Indexes FollowSymLinks ExecCGI

AllowOverride All
Order allow,deny
Allow from all

</Directory>

<Directory "/home/sites/*">
Options Indexes FollowSymLinks
AllowOverride All
Order allow,deny
Allow from all
</Directory>

<IfModule mod_userdir.c>

UserDir disable

</IfModule>
DirectoryIndex index.html index.htm index.php index.html.var
AccessFileName .htaccess
<Files ~ "^\.ht">
Order allow,deny
Deny from all
</Files>

TypesConfig /etc/mime.types


DefaultType text/plain


<IfModule mod_mime_magic.c>

MIMEMagicFile conf/magic
</IfModule>


HostnameLookups Off


ErrorLog logs/error_log


LogLevel warn


LogFormat "%h %l %u %t \"%r\" %>s %b \"%{Referer}i\" \"%{User-Agent}i\"" combined
LogFormat "%h %l %u %t \"%r\" %>s %b" common
LogFormat "%{Referer}i -> %U" referer
LogFormat "%{User-agent}i" agent


CustomLog logs/access_log common

ServerSignature On

<Directory "/var/www/icons">
Options Indexes MultiViews
AllowOverride None
Order allow,deny
Allow from all
</Directory>


<IfModule mod_dav_fs.c>
# Location of the WebDAV lock database.
DAVLockDB /var/lib/dav/lockdb
</IfModule>


ScriptAlias /cgi-bin/ "/var/www/html/"


<Directory "/home/sites/site2/*">
AllowOverride None
Options ExecCGI
Order allow,deny
Allow from all
</Directory>


IndexOptions FancyIndexing VersionSort NameWidth=*


AddIconByEncoding (CMP,/icons/compressed.gif) x-compress x-gzip

AddIconByType (TXT,/icons/text.gif) text/*
AddIconByType (IMG,/icons/image2.gif) image/*
AddIconByType (SND,/icons/sound2.gif) audio/*
AddIconByType (VID,/icons/movie.gif) video/*

AddIcon /icons/binary.gif .bin .exe
AddIcon /icons/binhex.gif .hqx
AddIcon /icons/tar.gif .tar
AddIcon /icons/world2.gif .wrl .wrl.gz .vrml .vrm .iv
AddIcon /icons/compressed.gif .Z .z .tgz .gz .zip
AddIcon /icons/a.gif .ps .ai .eps
AddIcon /icons/layout.gif .html .shtml .htm .pdf
AddIcon /icons/text.gif .txt
AddIcon /icons/c.gif .c
AddIcon /icons/p.gif .pl .py
AddIcon /icons/f.gif .for
AddIcon /icons/dvi.gif .dvi
AddIcon /icons/uuencoded.gif .uu
AddIcon /icons/script.gif .conf .sh .shar .csh .ksh .tcl
AddIcon /icons/tex.gif .tex
AddIcon /icons/bomb.gif core

AddIcon /icons/back.gif ..
AddIcon /icons/hand.right.gif README
AddIcon /icons/folder.gif ^^DIRECTORY^^
AddIcon /icons/blank.gif ^^BLANKICON^^


DefaultIcon /icons/unknown.gif

ReadmeName README.html
HeaderName HEADER.html


IndexIgnore .??* *~ *# HEADER* README* RCS CVS *,v *,t



# DefaultLanguage nl

AddLanguage ca .ca
AddLanguage cs .cz .cs
AddLanguage da .dk
AddLanguage de .de
AddLanguage el .el
AddLanguage en .en
AddLanguage eo .eo
AddLanguage es .es
AddLanguage et .et
AddLanguage fr .fr
AddLanguage he .he
AddLanguage hr .hr
AddLanguage it .it
AddLanguage ja .ja
AddLanguage ko .ko
AddLanguage ltz .ltz
AddLanguage nl .nl
AddLanguage nn .nn
AddLanguage no .no
AddLanguage pl .po
AddLanguage pt .pt
AddLanguage pt-BR .pt-br
AddLanguage ru .ru
AddLanguage sv .sv
AddLanguage zh-CN .zh-cn
AddLanguage zh-TW .zh-tw


LanguagePriority en ca cs da de el eo es et fr he hr it ja ko ltz nl nn no pl pt pt-BR ru sv zh-CN zh-TW


ForceLanguagePriority Prefer Fallback


#AddDefaultCharset UTF-8
AddDefaultCharset ISO-8859-1


AddCharset ISO-8859-1 .iso8859-1 .latin1
AddCharset ISO-8859-2 .iso8859-2 .latin2 .cen
AddCharset ISO-8859-3 .iso8859-3 .latin3
AddCharset ISO-8859-4 .iso8859-4 .latin4
AddCharset ISO-8859-5 .iso8859-5 .latin5 .cyr .iso-ru
AddCharset ISO-8859-6 .iso8859-6 .latin6 .arb
AddCharset ISO-8859-7 .iso8859-7 .latin7 .grk
AddCharset ISO-8859-8 .iso8859-8 .latin8 .heb
AddCharset ISO-8859-9 .iso8859-9 .latin9 .trk
AddCharset ISO-2022-JP .iso2022-jp .jis
AddCharset ISO-2022-KR .iso2022-kr .kis
AddCharset ISO-2022-CN .iso2022-cn .cis
AddCharset Big5 .Big5 .big5
# For russian, more than one charset is used (depends on client, mostly):
AddCharset WINDOWS-1251 .cp-1251 .win-1251
AddCharset CP866 .cp866
AddCharset KOI8-r .koi8-r .koi8-ru
AddCharset KOI8-ru .koi8-uk .ua
AddCharset ISO-10646-UCS-2 .ucs2
AddCharset ISO-10646-UCS-4 .ucs4
AddCharset UTF-8 .utf8


AddCharset GB2312 .gb2312 .gb
AddCharset utf-7 .utf7
AddCharset utf-8 .utf8
AddCharset big5 .big5 .b5
AddCharset EUC-TW .euc-tw
AddCharset EUC-JP .euc-jp
AddCharset EUC-KR .euc-kr
AddCharset shift_jis .sjis
AddType application/x-compress .Z
AddType application/x-gzip .gz .tgz


AddHandler cgi-script .cgi

#
# For files that include their own HTTP headers:
#
#AddHandler send-as-is asis

#
# For server-parsed imagemap files:
#
AddHandler imap-file map

#
# For type maps (negotiated resources):
# (This is enabled by default to allow the Apache "It Worked" page
# to be distributed in multiple languages.)
#
AddHandler type-map var

#
# Filters allow you to process content before it is sent to the client.
#
# To parse .shtml files for server-side includes (SSI):
# (You will also need to add "Includes" to the "Options" directive.)
#
AddType text/html .shtml
AddOutputFilter INCLUDES .shtml

#
# Action lets you define media types that will execute a script whenever
# a matching file is called. This eliminates the need for repeated URL
# pathnames for oft-used CGI file processors.
# Format: Action media/type /cgi-script/location
# Format: Action handler-name /cgi-script/location
#

#
# Customizable error responses come in three flavors:
# 1) plain text 2) local redirects 3) external redirects
#
# Some examples:
#ErrorDocument 500 "The server made a boo boo."
#ErrorDocument 404 /missing.html
#ErrorDocument 404 "/cgi-bin/missing_handler.pl"
#ErrorDocument 402 http://www.example.com/subscription_info.html
#

#
# Putting this all together, we can internationalize error responses.
#
# We use Alias to redirect any /error/HTTP_<error>.html.var response to
# our collection of by-error message multi-language collections. We use
# includes to substitute the appropriate text.
#
# You can modify the messages' appearance without changing any of the
# default HTTP_<error>.html.var files by adding the line:
#
# Alias /error/include/ "/your/include/path/"
#
# which allows you to create your own set of files by starting with the
# /var/www/error/include/ files and
# copying them to /your/include/path/, even on a per-VirtualHost basis.

djjoshuad 04-18-2007 01:22 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by keysorsoze
ServerTokens Prod
ServerRoot "/etc/httpd"
PidFile run/httpd.pid
Timeout 300
KeepAlive On
MaxKeepAliveRequests 10000
KeepAliveTimeout 60
<IfModule prefork.c>
#StartServers 8
#StartServers 8
#MinSpareServers 5
#MaxSpareServers 20
#ServerLimit 256
#MaxClients 256
#MaxRequestsPerChild 4000
StartServers 24
MinSpareServers 15
MaxSpareServers 30
ServerLimit 512
MaxClients 512
MaxRequestsPerChild 4000
</IfModule>

this is where you're telling apache to start up so many servers. you've got a minimum of 24 running at all times, even if you have zero connections. You've also got a minimum spare server count of 15, which means that you're starting up a new server for every incoming connection, starting at the 10th conenction (24 - 15 = 9).

I'm not sure what all you're doing with this server, but it's definitely configured like it's a high-traffic, hard-working server (or possibly just a development server). For your average site, I'd recommend setting StartServers equal to the number of virtual hosts you have configured, and MinSpareServers equal to half that amount. For high-traffic sites, I'd double those numbers. ServerLimit is usually tuned by taking the total amount of memory you want available to apache and dividing that by the average memory utilization of an httpd process. This average utilization should be figured once apache is fully functional and ready for production.

bottom line: it looks like apache is running as configured. If it looks wrong to you... you may need to adjust the apache configuration :)

keysorsoze 04-18-2007 03:00 PM

Thanks for the reply it really clears things up. This is our main webserver, I took over it before as an administrator and am very new to apache still. Thanks for clearing this up, I thought it went defunct.


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