The Apache httpd hangs after reaching 258 connections. We see below error message in error_log.
[mpm_prefork:error] [pid 36900] AH00161: server reached MaxRequestWorkers setting, consider raising the MaxRequestWorkers setting
The Apache httpd server is running out of MaxRequestWorkers very quickly. How to increase MaxRequestWorkers?
- Httpd only allowing 256 connections
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
- JBoss Web Server (JWS) 3.x
- Apache httpd 2.4.6
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