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How do i limit the number of socket connections...

 
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I have a file server that accepts connections, i would like to limit the number of connections to 45 users...
The �ServerSocket (int port, int backlog)�, does not work due to OS buffers...
Anybody know how to limit the number of connections, then free the connection upon user disconnect. Thx
 
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Why don't you make a threadpool of 45 request handlers, and just notify them when there is a new request.
I think the o'reilly book Java Network Programming has a pretty good example of doing this.
 
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