[Ace-users] [ace-users] Configure number of connections ACE_Acceptor willaccept

Steve Huston shuston at riverace.com
Thu Feb 28 13:46:05 CST 2008

Hi Mitch,

> >Let me apologize in advance for my ignorance.  I'm an old socket
> No problemo - that's where I started too!
> >I am using ACE_Acceptor and would like to configure the number of
> >accepts (1..n) the Acceptor will allow.

Unfortunately, there's no way to set the backlog level for
ACE_Acceptor as there is for ACE_SOCK_Acceptor.

> >Basically, if nConnections = 1, the ACE_Acceptor will create one
> >SvcHandler and any more connection requests should result in
> >'connection refused' by the requesting peer.  If the connected peer
> >closes the connection, the next connection request will be
> >
> >Using the following, all connection requests are accepted 
> and multiple
> >SvcHandlers are instantiated.
> There are various ways you could do this.  One easy one would be to
> subclass from ACE_Acceptor and override the make_svc_handler()
> to keep track of the number of active connections and only create a
> new SvcHandler if the number of active connections is below
> nConnections_.  Naturally, you'd need to define some sort of
> method in your ACE_Aceptor subclass that your SvcHandler will call
> when a connection is closed so that the nConnection_ count is
> maintained properly.

Right... You also may be able to employ ACE_Oneshot_Acceptor here
since it only does one acceptance at a time.

Best regards,

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