configuration reload

Anatoli Marinov toli at
Fri Nov 23 16:20:31 UTC 2012

Very strange alignment :) sorry for that ....

On 11/23/2012 05:53 PM, Anatoli Marinov wrote:
> *Hello colleagues,
> We have some troubles when nginx have to reload its configuration. 
> *There is a*control panel and every user which has account may change 
> its own settings. For example it may add new domain name or change 
> other option. After that new config files are created and they are 
> sent to the servers.
> When there is a new config file master process receives HUP signal and 
> it loads this new configuration. After the configuration is loaded the 
> master process starts new workers and waits for old workers to 
> complete its responses with the end users.  Usually there are several 
> slow connections and old workers can stay alive for a long time.
> If there are several new configs for small period of time the number 
> of workers may become very high and servers' load also gets high 
> values. In general this is not good for the service.
> Do you have any idea how this issue could be solved? Is there 
> different way to set new config file without a proc*ess *of new 
> workers creation?
> Thanks in advance
> *Anatoli Marinov*
> *
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