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From Hermes Flying <>
Subject Re: Can not understand how maxThreads of Connectors works
Date Wed, 16 Jan 2013 16:29:53 GMT
I am using Tomcat 6 (I think it is version 33 but will double check)
And JVM is Java 6 from IBM
Do you need exact versions?

 From: André Warnier <>
To: Tomcat Users List <> 
Sent: Wednesday, January 16, 2013 6:18 PM
Subject: Re: Can not understand how maxThreads of Connectors works
Hermes Flying wrote:
> Hi,
> I am trying to understand how the maxThreads attribute of Connectors works. I did some
tests in order to configure Tomcat to limit the number of concurrent client requests(as asked
in my previous mail).
> Did the following trivial configuration. 
> maxThreads=1 and acceptCount=1
> Then I send 2 concurrent requests from 2 clients and both were served!I was expecting
that one would get a network failure!
> I even tried maxThreads=0 and still the clients were served! How is this possible?

Can you tell us which precise version of Tomcat you are using, with which precise JVM version,
and also paste here a copy of your "server.xml" (any confidential information and comments
removed) ?

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