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How to Set Maximum Number of Connections to an FTP Server

    You can specify the maximum number of simultaneous connections for a user account.

    1. Access the server preferences in Server Functions > FTP Configuration.
    2. On the FTP Users tab, click the name of the user you want to modify.
    3. Click Max conn.
    4. Edit the settings of the user.
      Option Description
      Count Limit the overall number of simultaneous connections.
      Per IP Limit the number of simultaneous connections for the user from a computer or IP address. Leave this field blank to impose no limitations.
      On server Select the servers where you want to apply the connection limitations.


      Note: An overall maximum connection limit ensures that the server cannot be overloaded by thousands of Anonymous users, and a Per IP limitation makes sure that no single user can take up all available connections.

    5. Click Apply.
    Article last updated: 27 September, 2022