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Too many host connections (global)

Postby striker » Tue Dec 10, 2013 7:56 pm

Greetings,

We are having an issue connecting to your IRC servers. The error we receive is "Too many host connections (global)". Our host shows up as 'nat-pool-rdu-t.redhat.com'. Please let me know if it is possible to allow unlimited connections from this host.

Thanks,
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Re: Too many host connections (global)

Postby Handle With Care » Tue Dec 10, 2013 8:19 pm

Each server has its own rules about numbers of connections. This could be anything from 1 to many, and is handled automatically once set by the administrator. If you want an exemption, you should email the server admin (email addy usually either in the MOTD or by typing /admin) and explain who you are and the reason you need unlimited connections from one host. I do not believe this can be done globally, but has to be done server by server.
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