Re: How EMule servers do it ?

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Subject: Re: How EMule servers do it ?
Posted by:  Eric Hill (er…@ijack.net)
Date: Mon, 7 Jul 2003

> I downloaded a program called eMule and it connect to some hubs and
> downloads server lists.
> Many servers claim they have more than 100.000 connected clients. Now is
it
> for real or how possible?

http://tangentsoft.net/wskfaq/advanced.html#maxsockets

My guess would be that the sockets do not remain open.  They are probably
UDP connections, and you can have MANY more of those going at once since
you're in charge of storing all the state information.

Eric

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How EMule servers do it ? posted by Adem Meral on Sun, 6 Jul 2003