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From Sander Temme <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] MAX_HOST_CONNECTIONS
Date Mon, 05 Feb 2007 19:54:26 GMT

On Feb 5, 2007, at 11:41 AM, Geoff Hartman wrote:

> Where can I set the max number of connections? What is the default?  
> Is it set in the httpd.comf file?

Yes. MaxClients is your friend.

This directive sets the maximum number of Apache workers, not the  
maximum number of connections.  Depending on your operating system  
and its configuration, sockets may be lined up by the kernel waiting  
for a worker to handle them. See also ListenBacklog:


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