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MySQL Server: What is the Maximum Value for max_connections on Linux? (Doc ID 1385400.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 26, 2018

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 4.0 and later
Linux x86
Linux x86-64
Linux Itanium
***Checked for relevance on 22-JUN-2014***

Goal

Learn about the limitations for the max_connections setting when running MySQL Server on Linux.

Solution

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 Changing the Limit for Maximum Number of Open Files
 Maximum Number of File Descriptors
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