Advice on an odd networking problem

Michael Ross gmx at
Fri Nov 7 09:50:21 UTC 2014

On Wed, 05 Nov 2014 19:23:31 +0100, Pete French  
<petefrench at> wrote:

> make some https
> calls to the nginx server on then what we see is that
> pound then stops being able to connect to Apache for a proportion
> of its calls - its returns 503's.

My guess from "https" + "proportion of calls" + "503":
Maybe you run out of random data for ssl connections.
Thus nginx waits for more random data, times out, apache times out -> 503 ?


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