MaxConnectionRate

Name

MaxConnectionRate -- Maximum TCP socket connection rate

Synopsis

MaxConnectionRate [ connections per second]

Default

none

Context

server config

Module

mod_core

Compatibility

1.2.7rc1 and later

Description

Set the maxiumum rate at which new TCP connections are accepted, this applies to the entire server, therefore too low a value on a high traffic server can result in all VirtualHosts being made unavailable due to normal traffic levels.

The value is the number of connections in a given second at which the block comes into effect, thus a value of "1" will result in all connections being blocked.

See also

Examples

MaxConnectionRate 4