[ILUG] windows vs. linux comparison
lbedford at lbedford.org
Thu Jan 24 15:38:43 GMT 2002
On Thu, Jan 24, 2002 at 03:26:24PM +0000, Padraig Brady came forth with:
> Ray Kelly wrote:
> >On Thu, 24 Jan 2002, Waider wrote:
> >>According to John P. Looney:
> >>>on Windows (win2000 workstation). Padraig here reckon's it's because
> >>>windows has a short listen queue (of five), and Linux/Solaris don't have
> >>>limit...try it on linux, and you should be able to get to three or four
> >>>hundred concurrent connections before it has trouble.
> >>Are you sure it isn't anything to do with the restriction Microsoft places
> >>on connections to non-server-licensed machines? Just a thought...
> >NT4 & 2k workstation have a max number of incoming connections restriction
> >of between somewhere 5 & 10.
> Are you sure about this. Is this any incomming connections, connections
> to a particular port, or is it just IIS that limits the connections?
> We've run a web server(imatix) on Win2K workstation here and made loads
> of conncurrent connections to it fine. My theory is that it's only IIS
> on workstation which limits connections to 10. Note apache has a listen
> backlog parameter that seems to be ignored on doze?
It's IIS that limits the connections. But, I wouldn't be suprised if there
are registry settings for all this shit that differ between Server and
Workstation. MS really don't want people using Workstation for server work.
(And don't forget all the Client access licenses required for each
non-anonymous web user <g>)
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