[bittorrent] questions on Maximum connections in BT

Anthony sailing.tomlan at gmail.com
Tue Jul 5 07:56:07 EDT 2005

I think I have not expressed myself clearly. My question is whether BT
will always admits new requests as long as the max number of "upload"
connections set by users has not been reached. For example, maybe I
set the number of maximum upload connections allow is 4,as default,
but BT only uploads to 2 peers, then stops and refuses to upload to
others even though it is admitted to upload to 2 more peers. Is it

2005/7/5, Justin Cormack <justin at street-vision.com>:
> On 5 Jul 2005, at 11:09, Anthony wrote:
> > Dear all,
> >
> > You see users of BT can set the maximum number of connections allowed.
> > I am wondering whether BT will always set up that many connections
> > when downloading. I mean that is it possible that my computer is not
> > willing to serve that many peers since it is busy with something else.
> > So it just uploads to one or two peers even though it is far from the
> > maximum connections allowed and some others at the same time are
> > asking for service from it.
> >
> That seems unlikely, the number of connections that a computer can
> have is quite large.
> Are you sure that your computer is accepting connections from
> outside? How many others are in the torrent?
> Justin

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