Setting Connection Limits for an IP on MMP's Service not Working as Expected

(Doc ID 2148129.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 20, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Messaging Server - Version 7.0.5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On :

Oracle Communications Messaging Server 7.0.5.37.0 64bit (built Jan 25 2016)
libimta.so 7.0.5.37.0 64bit (built 12:16:59, Jan 25 2016)
Using /opt/sun/comms/messaging64/config/imta.cnf (compiled)
NSS Library Version: 3.21 Basic ECC
Linux hostname.domaniname 2.6.18-164.el5 #1 SMP Tue Aug 18 15:51:48 EDT 2009 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux


Setting connection limits doesn't have any effect. The default value still applies globally and the following error is still appearing:

 

as per below documentation

http://msg.wikidoc.info/index.php/Connlimits_Option

It is expected to permit 1024 connections for IP a.b.c.d but the same global limit of 20 connections applies for this IP

Cause

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