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Re: limit user per ip in mod_dav

From: Jim Luther <luther.j@apple.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Oct 2005 10:50:28 -0700
Message-Id: <20C9C39F-BA66-4181-B6E0-3AF9C251390B@apple.com>
Cc: Blowfish <darwinfugu@gmail.com>
To: WebDav <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>

Just so you know, if you put limits like that on a WebDAV server, it  
won't work with Mac OS X's WebDAV file system which handles multiple  
concurrent requests from multiple file system clients (where a client  
is some process thread). We tried queuing requests on the client and  
handling them one at a time, but that made the file system very non- 
responsive when a request that should be relatively fast (i.e. a  
PROPFIND with a depth of 0) got queued up behind a request that could  
take minutes or hours (i.e. a GET on a large resource).

In the current implementation, the Mac OS X WebDAV file system will  
have at most 5 connections open with the server and will queue file  
system client requests when all of those connections are in use.

- Jim

On Oct 21, 2005, at 5:44 AM, Blowfish wrote:

> Hello, I have a question about the mod_dav Apache Module.
> I limit a directory per user with the directive "require user", but I
> want to limit the simultaneous connections with the same user.
> Is there a solution for limit the access user to one IP, not multiples
> IP's connected with same user.
> I use the mod_dav-1.0.3p0.tgz module.
> I hope somebody helps me.
> Thanks.
Received on Friday, 21 October 2005 17:50:47 UTC

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