max-connections in incoming.conf

Fabien Tassin fta at
Mon Sep 13 08:24:29 UTC 1999

According to Katsuhiro Kondou:
> I'm thinking of a new key in incoming.conf; 'nohold'
> which enables not to hold remote connection for
> PAUSE_BEFORE_DROP(5)*60 seconds.  I think this is
> useful if the remote tries to connect excessively
> for that period.
> And I found max-connections is effective for each
> IP address not for each label, while I'm trying to
> implement above.  I think this is misused, since
> max-connections can be set to each label, not to
> each hostname which may be a list of remotehosts
> or may have several IP addresses.  I'll try to fix
> it for both STABLE and CURRENT.  Any comment?

while you're there, it whould be nice to have a way to see/show 'paused'
connections (in the log for innreport and in ctlinnd for innstat)

Fabien Tassin -+- fta at

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