FC4 httpd_can_network_connect boolean

Russell Coker russell at coker.com.au
Mon Aug 1 13:47:57 UTC 2005

On Monday 01 August 2005 18:33, Joe Orton <jorton at redhat.com> wrote:
> Very useful that this has been introduced - but I had presumed that it
> applies only to non-local addresses.
> The httpd parent process needs to be able to make connections to the
> local address/ports to which the children are bound.  After a period of
> load, when there are idle children stuck in accept(), the parent will
> make a few connect()s to wake them up.
> Can this policy be limited to non-local addresses?

James, can we limit it to local addresses?

Steve, should we consider changing policy more widely to allow programs to 
connect to their own ports?

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