Connections on the varnishbox

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at
Thu Oct 25 13:57:21 CEST 2007

Eivind Bengtsson <ebe at> writes:
> How many open TCP-connections can a standard linuxbox 64bit 2.6.17
> kernel - GB ethernet interface...  When is it okay for me to start
> worrying?  1000 connections, 2000, 3 ?

It depends on many factors (hardware, OS version, application, access
pattern etc.) so you'll have to find out for yourself.  You'll have to
increase thread_pool_max, as the default is 1000.

Dag-Erling Smørgrav
Senior Software Developer
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