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benchinmarking using ab command gave following error message how to fix it?

apr_poll: The timeout specified has expired (70007)

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Fix your Apache or network configuration, ab is unable to connect your Apache.

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What switches are you currently using? It might be 1. Network issue 2. Your webserver taking too long to respond 3. Maximum number of connections reached


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