Re: [squid-users] Limiting the number simultaneous connections to a single host

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Mon, 5 Nov 2001 18:06:34 +0100

Usually better to limit the bandwidth. See delay pools.

Byt there is a "maxconn" ACL in Squid you could be able to use for this

Henrik Nordström
Squid hacker

On Monday 05 November 2001 13.12, Anuradha Ratnaweera wrote:
> Is there a way to limit the number of simultaneous connections to a single
> host?
> What I want is to avoid users from opening several http/ftp sessions to the
> same host and downloading various portions of a file (using software such
> as "download accelerator") and eat up the whole bandwidth.
> Or is there a neater way of doing this?
> Thanks in advance.
> Regards,
> Anuradha
Received on Mon Nov 05 2001 - 10:06:24 MST

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