FW: max clients exceeded

Nepple, Bruce bnepple "at" networkelements.com
Mon Apr 5 22:16:01 2004


The error message I am getting is:

Xlib: connection to "localhost:11.0" refused by server
Xlib: Maximum number of clients reached

How can I get to the bottom of what resource is limited?

Bruce


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Corni Beerse [mailto:cbeerse "at" lycos.nl]
> Sent: Thursday, April 01, 2004 4:30 AM
> To: Nepple, Bruce
> Cc: vnc-list "at" realvnc.com
> Subject: Re: FW: max clients exceeded
> 
> 
> Nepple, Bruce wrote:
> 
> > I looked back through a couple months mail and saw nothing 
> on this issue:
> > 
> > How can I increase the number of X clients that I can run 
> in a VNC session?
> 
> I think that is all related to 'other' resources:
> - max memory per process (Xvnc needs to handle it all
> - max sockets and such per process/user
> - max processes per user
> 
> well, actually it's not Xvnc that sets a limit, its the entire system.
> 
> > 
> > How many clients should I be able to start?
> 
> Roughly as much as on the console, except when shared 
> resources are in use, then 
> that might give a limit on the grand total over the sessions.
> 
> > 
> > I think I get quite a few less than I used to get with 
> Xmanager so it seems
> > that vncserver is limiting it somehow.
> 
> As far as I know, there are no limitations build into Xvnc.
> 
> On the other hand, if comparing with similar products, both 
> can have different 
> optimalisations and reach some limitations at an other number 
> of clients.
> 
> > 
> > I am running on an ancient sunOS 5.8
> > 
> > Xvnc version 3.3.6 - built Nov 26 2002 15:55:02
> > 
> 
> An other version can have an other limit, just als an other 
> product can have.
> 
> 
> CBee