[ms4w-users] Re: [mapserver-users] FastCGI on IIS6 - how to test ?
adube at mapgears.com
Fri Aug 15 09:48:15 EDT 2008
Just realized you use FastCGI on IIS, which I don't know how it
Alexandre Dube wrote:
> Hi James,
> I already did many tests a couple of months ago to see if fastCGI
> was worth the efforts, and as soon as it worked, I noticed a good
> difference of performances. The map loaded much faster. At the
> bottom left of my internet browser, files transfered from the server
> were downloaded much faster in fastCGI mode than normal.
> But I also did real actual tests using a small application called
> http_load, you can get it at : http://www.acme.com/software/http_load/
> Well, maybe Jeff McKenna knows a better way to do it...
> I definitively noticed a difference in performance between normal
> CGI and fastCGI. Try to make a file containing url of a GetMap
> request and test it with http_load with normal CGI and fastCGI
> configurations to see the difference.
> To disable fastCGI, add quotes to your httpd.conf where the module
> is loaded :
> #LoadModule fcgid_module modules/mod_fcgid.so
> This should be enough to disable it without problems. Then restart
> You can also see which modules are currently loaded with :
> go to --> /ms4w/Apache/bin
> type the following --> httpd -t -D DUMP_MODULES
> and see if your fastCGI module is there or not.
> A tip : when you start/restart/stop apache, be sure do it in a
> command window and not by clicking on the .bat file in windows mode.
> That way, you will be able to see if there is any error message.
> Best regards,
> James Mapserver wrote:
>> I have been playing with installing this using Microsofts FastCGI addin.
>> I am using the latest mapserv build from MS4W - which has fastcgi
>> I seem to have it all up and running (in that if a alter Microsoft
>> configuration it stops working!)
>> But how do I test if its really working as it should - and giving me
>> the supposed benefits.
>> In task manager - I still see lots of mapserv processes appearing and
>> disappearing - belonging to IIS_USR - but there is a mapserv process
>> that hangs around for quite a while belonging to NETWORK_SERVICES -
>> which I didn't used to have.
>> Is there any easy way to test this - other than just under heavy
>> loading conditions ??
>> mapserver-users mailing list
>> mapserver-users at lists.osgeo.org
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