On 22/09/2016 5:34 a.m., Antony Stone wrote:
> On Wednesday 21 Sep 2016 at 17:03, Roberto Carna wrote:
>> Dear, just a brief question:
>> I have Squid 3.4.8 on Debian running in reverse proxy mode, and I need
>> to know if there is any parameter in squid.conf that I have to adjust
>> in order to define the quantity of clients I will accept.
> No.
>> Or is the same if the squid receives 10 or 1.000.000 petitions at the
>> same time??? (My hardware is big enough, this is not my problem).
> Squid will handle as many simulataneous connections as your hardware, 
> operating system, and network connection can support.
> It's just the same as your web server - it'll handle as many connection 
> requests as it can; there's nothing to configure to specify how many to 
> accept.

True. Though sometimes the operating system FD limits need to be
increased. This is usually the case for reverse-proxy setups that are
expecting large volumes of traffic.


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