Connection Timeout and External App


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Is Connection Timeout (Server >...> Tuning) have something todo with php execution time if php is running as ext app, suEXEC Daemon? How it cooperate with Initial Request Timeout (secs), and, esp., Max Idle Time in External App settings?

What I'm looking for it to ban long http request (DDoS protection), so I would like to have Connection Timeout as small as possible. But at the same time I have a couple of php scripts which running long, f.ex. joomla update module or WP themes manager, so I can not set Max Idle Time less them lets say 160 sec.
Should I have Connection Timeout >= Max Idle Time?