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From Alex Fernández <>
Subject Re: Connection refused under hight load
Date Thu, 08 Feb 2001 11:32:17 GMT
I'd say that you've started too many threads; when there are no more threads
available in the thread pool, Tomcat refuses connections.

You should increase the number of threads in the pool. Sadly, I don't know
how to do that; and would like to know :)



Markus Ebersberger wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm testing a servlet-application that is using Tomcat v 3.1
> (standalone,
> without Apache) running on Win2K Workstation.
> The tool I'm using for testing starts a (configurable) number of
> threads,
> each of which connects to the server, sends a HTTP-request and waits for
> the response. It runs on the same machine as the server.
> When I start many threads simultaneously, the server sometimes refuses
> connections (I get a ConnectException on client side).
> The tomcat logfile shows nothing unusual.
> Does someone know a possible reason for this behaviour or even a
> solution ?
> (I suspect that the "connection request queue" (I don't know the correct
>  term ) of the operating system is too short, but where can i adjust
> this ?)
> Thanks in advance,
> Markus
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