How to Set Maximum Number of Connections to an FTP Server
You can specify the maximum number of simultaneous connections for a user account.
- Access the server preferences in .
- On the FTP Users tab, click the name of the user you want to modify.
- Click Max conn.
- 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.
Result: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.
- Click Apply.
Article last updated: 27 September, 2022