What does error 24 mean? Also how does nginx handle the Slowloris tool?

Maxim Dounin mdounin at mdounin.ru
Wed Oct 14 16:08:27 MSD 2009


On Wed, Oct 14, 2009 at 07:17:36AM -0400, gunblad3 wrote:

> Thanks Maxim, that's the most informative info on this I've seen so far :)
> What I meant by my third question was: where/how does nginx cache incomplete requests that are "still being sent" from the client(, if it does so in the first place)?  In memory?

"Incomplete" requests are pretty normal - you can't expect that 
single read() from socket will return you full request.  To store 
data that has been already read nginx uses either in-memory 
buffers or disk buffers (for large request bodies).

The following configuration directives are available to fine-tune 
buffers used:


See there for more info.

Maxim Dounin

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