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Apache Module mod_watchdog

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Description:provides infrastructure for other modules to periodically run tasks
Status:Base
Module Identifier:watchdog_module
Source File:mod_watchdog.c
Compatibility:Available in Apache 2.3 and later

Summary

mod_watchdog defines programmatic hooks for other modules to periodically run tasks. These modules can register handlers for mod_watchdog hooks. Currently, the following modules in the Apache distribution use this functionality:

To allow a module to use mod_watchdog functionality, mod_watchdog itself must be statically linked to the server core or, if a dynamic module, be loaded before the calling module.

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WatchdogInterval Directive

Description:Watchdog interval in seconds
Syntax:WatchdogInterval time-interval[s]
Default:WatchdogInterval 1
Context:server config
Status:Base
Module:mod_watchdog

Sets the interval at which the watchdog_step hook runs. Default is to run every second.

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