reducing size of apache instances
cswiger at mac.com
Fri Sep 11 04:02:23 UTC 2009
On Sep 10, 2009, at 7:58 PM, John Almberg wrote:
> My Apache 2.2 instances are running about 18 Meg each. I've been
> thinking about doing something to trim these down, and I think
> tomorrow is the day to take action. They are getting out of hand.
> [ ... ]
> But what about the set that is left after I remove the ones the
> system needs, and the ones I need? How do I know which ones I can
> safely turn off? All I can think of is a trial and error process
> (i.e., turn them off one by one and see if anything breaks.)
> Is there a better way?
Yes. Figure out which modules you actually need, and only enable
those. What modules you are using should be reasonably clear from the
access and error logs-- you should be able to see which URLs you are
serving, and hence which modules were involved.
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