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Old 01-15-2015, 11:04 AM   #1
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How to set the maximum online clients for irc(ratbox)


Hello everyone,

My company have about 4000 people will use irc(ratbox), when the peak comes,some users could not connect to irc server.I have modified the parameter default_max_clients of local.conf to 5000,but it did not work.who knows how to set the maximum users of irc server.which file should I modify.Thanks
 
Old 01-15-2015, 10:58 PM   #2
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The usual problem depends on code... If it uses "select" for managing the simultaneous connections then it will be limited to 1024 (as that is the limit set by the kernel, and the system call).

Newer versions should be using "epoll", in which case it should be limited only the the ulimit on the number of files that can be open at a time. I believe that default is also 1024.

Unfortunately, I don't see any documentation on ratbox that describes what its limits are.
 
  


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