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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 SEPTEMBER 28, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle HTTP Server - Version 11.1.1.0.0 to 11.1.1.9.0 [Release Oracle11g]
Generic UNIX

Goal

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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