[linux-elitists] web server software for tarpitting?

David L. Anselmi anselmi@anselmi.us
Thu Feb 14 17:38:18 PST 2008

Gerald Oskoboiny wrote:
> Does anyone have specific web server software to recommend that
> is able to keep tens of thousands of concurrent connections open
> on a typical cheap Linux box? (Lighttpd? Nginx? Varnish? Yaws?)
> It also needs to be able to proxy other requests to an Apache
> server running elsewhere.

You might send your query to:


Not exactly what you asked for but it might be an easy way to accomplish 
the same thing.  And if it doesn't work for you they (or you, it's Open 
Source) might be able to make it work quickly.


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