Connections on the varnishbox

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at
Thu Oct 25 14:49:32 CEST 2007

Eivind Bengtsson <ebe at> writes:
> Do I understand you correctly
> I need to set -p thread_pool_max = 1500

yes, or use the management interface to change it (but you will have
to restart the child)

> How many thread pools do I have ? (default?)


> Howcome I can have more than 1500 connections now, without changing
> the Thread_pool_max ?

because 500 of them are in the overflow queue waiting for a worker
thread to become available.  The size of the overflow queue relative
to thread_pool_max is governed by overflow_max (default is 100%).

Dag-Erling Smørgrav
Senior Software Developer
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