[smokeping-users] References & best practices for FastCGI

Tobias Oetiker tobi at oetiker.ch
Mon Jul 7 16:38:45 CEST 2014

Hi Jpp,

Yesterday jpp at distantsmokes.com wrote:

> Hello,
> I already set up a SmokePing service using plain CGI, with multiple
> slaves.
> Quite naturally, I added the application as a target to follow its
> performances. On a standard physical server (2 cores), the HTTP response
> time varies around 1sec. Moreover it tends to increase when adding
> slaves/targets.
> I noticed mentions of SpeedyCGI in Smokeping official documentation. But
> the tool is no more maintained. In this mailing list, I notice patch for
> FastCGI that lead to this question:
> What is the more up-to-date reference and best practices for FastCGI
> smokeping deployment ?
> PS: the server environment is a plain Debain Wheezy with Apache
> (mod_perl potentially enabled)

the current version of smokeping uses fastcgi ...

just add mod_fcgid to your apache

for the rest there is an example in the distro ...


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