Launch FastCGI process?
Denis F. Latypoff
denis at gostats.ru
Tue Oct 20 14:12:39 MSD 2009
Tuesday, October 20, 2009, 3:26:24 PM, you wrote:
> My understand is that nginx doesn't launch a process, being it a CGI process
> or FastCGI back-end server. I wonder what are the reasons behind this decision.
> I used to use another web server that takes care of launching FastCGI processes.
> The nice thing about it is that the web server checks if a backend process is
> running. If not, it automatically starts it. This means, for whatever reason if
> the backend process crashes, it will be re-launched. Also, the web server
> gets to control how many back-end server processes to start, according
> to the conf file. With this managing the processes is really easy, because
> it's all managed by the web server.
> This is a very handy feature. Any chance of having this in nginx?
What if I have nginx running on server A, and many fastcgi backends
running on servers B-Z?
Denis mailto:denis at gostats.ru
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