nginx status active connections

Maxim Dounin mdounin at
Sat Mar 10 20:49:24 UTC 2012


On Thu, Mar 08, 2012 at 02:37:37PM +0000, Iqbal Aroussi wrote:

> Hi,
> We do have a few high load web servers behind two load balancers running *
> nginx/1.0.0*
> I upgraded two of them to *nginx/1.0.12* all servers are running well
> despite the version of nginx
> However I've noticed that there is a big difference in active connections
> between the old version
> and the new version.
> What do you think about it, is it bad or good.

This is likely due to lingering close changes in 1.0.6:

    *) Bugfix: in closing connection for pipelined requests.

You may fine-tune the behaviour via lingering_close, 
lingering_time and lingering_timeout directives (see, though I would rather 
recommend to keep the default.

Maxim Dounin

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