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We are using an nginx backend behind a nginx proxy.

We use upstream keepalives.

They work quite nicely.

We were wondering, what value would we set keepalive_requests on the backend to set the maximum number of keepalive requests to unlimited?


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There is no special value to mean unlimited. Use some big number (up to 2147483647 on 32-bit platforms) instead.

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yep, we have taken a look at the nginx source. nothing in there that would point to a value that sets keepalive_requests to unlimited. this will have to do. thanks! –  anonymous-one Sep 7 '12 at 7:05

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