Re: connslots and frontend/backend controls

From: Joe Williams <>
Date: Mon, 21 Dec 2009 16:10:24 -0800


I am just curious if any progress has been made on the persistence layer and thus enabling my idea of "total connections per host header".



On 10/10/09 12:20 AM, Willy Tarreau wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 09, 2009 at 05:19:46PM -0700, Joe Williams wrote:
>> Thanks Willy, I appreciate you looking into it. Can you detail how this
>> new verb might work? From your description it sounds like it will be
>> just the total connections to a specific backend? Or will
>> it be more similar to be_sess_rate but for total connections rather
>> than rate? I am looking to do something like "total connections per host
>> header" with the idea that I can send 503s if a single host header is
>> flooding a backend.
> It will be per backend, just like be_sess_rate. The "total connections
> per host header" is something which will require that all the work on
> persistence is completed first, because it requires storing keyed data
> and accounting based on these data. This is the same reason we currently
> can't limit the number of concurrent connections per source IP.
> Regards,
> Willy

Name: Joseph A. Williams
Received on 2009/12/22 01:10

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