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Large number of mysql connections

Postby agentsmith » Mon Mar 11, 2013 1:54 pm

Hi,

When google or other search engine harvest's our OJS site a large number of MySql connections are spawned. This harvesting of our site can really slow it down and has the potential to max out the number of DB connections causing an error.
Is there a way to limit the number of mysql connections for OJS?

Thanks
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Re: Large number of mysql connections

Postby asmecher » Mon Mar 11, 2013 2:12 pm

Hi Jeremy,

Your best bet is to use a robots.txt file to limit the indexing activity of bots. Not all bots respect robots.txt but the major ones do. If you want to limit the number of simultaneous requests that can come into OJS, that'll be an Apache configuration issue; it's not something that can be configured from within OJS.

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