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Why Are Four (4) httpd Processes Getting Started When The "StartServers" Directive Is Set to Two (2)? (Doc ID 2201817.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 15, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle HTTP Server - Version to [Release Oracle11g]
Generic UNIX


According to the HTTP Server documentation, the StartServers directive sets the number of child server processes created on startup.

Then, why are four(4) httpd processes getting started when one set "StartServers=2"? For example, if StartServers is set to 2 then:

 Why are there four processes instead of two?


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