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Mod_proxy Slow After a Week using Httpd

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We have:

Apache 2.2.3
CentOS 5.5 x86_64
Splunk 5.0.2

I only know the basics but Apache has been serving us very well with the below config and only after about a week did pages refresh very slowly, up to a minute to reload sometimes.

I tailed both httpd and splunkd logs and saw a consistent delay of 30s between proxy and origin server (both on same host) along with plenty of 304s, followed by what appeared to be some timeout and then slowly the 200s started coming back in.

A restart of httpd cleared up the issue. Im lost, please help. Could this be a caching problem?

posted Jun 24, 2013 by anonymous

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2 Answers

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30 seconds is the length of the default timeout in apache. Unfortunately, that timeout is used in all sorts of cases, so it does not tell us what is timing out.

As a rank guess, I would be going for DNS timeout myself. Do you have HostnameLookups set to "On" or "Double", or using host names in ACLs?

answer Jun 24, 2013 by anonymous
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You are receiving 304s?That doesnt make sense. Maybe 504s which many times will point to a load issue on the backend server.

answer Jun 24, 2013 by anonymous
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