nbdkit-limit-filter - Man Page

limit number of clients that can connect concurrently

Synopsis

 nbdkit --filter=limit PLUGIN [limit=N]

Description

nbdkit-limit-filter is an nbdkit filter that limits the number of clients which can connect concurrently.  If more than limit=N (default: 1) clients try to connect at the same time then later clients are rejected.

Parameters

limit=N

Limit the number of concurrent clients to N.  This parameter is optional.  If not specified then the limit defaults to 1.  You can also set this to 0 to make the number of clients unlimited (ie. disable the filter).

Files

$filterdir/nbdkit-limit-filter.so

The filter.

Use nbdkit --dump-config to find the location of $filterdir.

Version

nbdkit-limit-filter first appeared in nbdkit 1.20.

See Also

nbdkit(1), nbdkit-exitlast-filter(1), nbdkit-ip-filter(1), nbdkit-noparallel-filter(1), nbdkit-rate-filter(1), nbdkit-filter(3), nbdkit-plugin(3).

Authors

Richard W.M. Jones

License

Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:

THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY RED HAT AND CONTRIBUTORS ''AS IS'' AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL RED HAT OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.

Referenced By

nbdkit(1), nbdkit-exitlast-filter(1), nbdkit-filter(3), nbdkit-ip-filter(1), nbdkit-noparallel-filter(1), nbdkit-rate-filter(1), nbdkit-release-notes-1.20(1), nbdkit-service(1), nbdkit-tmpdisk-plugin(1).

2020-08-08 nbdkit-1.21.23