On Sam 21.11.2009 11:44, Ryan Chan wrote:
On Sat, Nov 21, 2009 at 7:38 AM, Aleksandar Lazic <al-hapr...@none.at>
You should setup haproxy so that the 'slow clients' don't eat all
connections to apache.
That's mean HA Proxy can handle this for me, and nginx is useless in my
(Since I don't use nginx/fast_cgi to serve PHP, I use apache)
Well depend on what you want to do.
From the current informations we have, yes you can use the setup without
nginx, but then the apache delivers not only the dynamic content also
the static one, what he can, of course ;-).
Another possible solution is to deliver the static content from nginx
and only the dynamic one goes to apache.
Specify the backend to use when no "use_backend" rule has been matched.
May be used in sections : defaults | frontend | listen | backend
yes | yes | yes | no
<backend> is the name of the backend to use.
When doing content-switching between frontend and backends using the
"use_backend" keyword, it is often useful to indicate which backend will be
used when no rule has matched. It generally is the dynamic backend which
will catch all undetermined requests.
The "default_backend" keyword is also supported in TCP mode frontends to
facilitate the ordering of configurations in frontends and backends,
eventhough it does not make much more sense in case of TCP due to the fact
that use_backend currently does not work in TCP mode.
use_backend dynamic if url_dyn
use_backend static if url_css url_img extension_img
See also : "use_backend", "reqsetbe", "reqisetbe"
### 7.7. Using ACLs to form conditions
To select a different backend for requests to static contents on the "www" site
and to every request on the "img", "video", "download" and "ftp" hosts :
acl url_static path_beg /static /images /img /css
acl url_static path_end .gif .png .jpg .css .js
acl host_www hdr_beg(host) -i www
acl host_static hdr_beg(host) -i img. video. download. ftp.
# now use backend "static" for all static-only hosts, and for static urls
# of host "www". Use backend "www" for the rest.
use_backend static if host_static or host_www url_static
use_backend www if host_www
See section 4.2 for detailed help on the "block" and "use_backend" keywords.
Effect, you can answer some sorry sites from nginx and apache doe his
Another way is to use switch to nginx/fast_cgi and remove apache from
the setup, if it's possible.
So you see there is not only one way to solve your issue.