[whatwg] WebSockets: what to do when there are too many open connections

John Tamplin jat at google.com
Thu May 27 08:45:01 PDT 2010

On Thu, May 27, 2010 at 10:28 AM, Simon Pieters <simonp at opera.com> wrote:

> From our testing it seems that Vista has a limit of 1398 open sockets.
> Apparently Ubuntu has a limit of 1024 file descriptors per process.

On Linux, that is just the default (which may vary between distros) and can
be configured by the administrator -- see ulimit -n, sysctl -w fs.file-max,
and fs.file-max in /etc/sysctl.conf (location may var between Linux

John A. Tamplin
Software Engineer (GWT), Google
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