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Does anyone know what constitutes an official connection to a workstation? I have a reasonably small scale operation where I am using a WORKSTATION, not server, as a server. For the most part, it works fine, but there is a 10 connection limit and I was toying with some new functionality and ended up causing some problems as the 10 connection limit kept getting hit.

From trial and error, I am pretty sure using a web service on a workstation counts as a connection as would surfing web pages served by the workstation. What if I set-up a MySql database? Everytime a PC connects or replicates data from the MySql server, would THAT count as a connection? What about connecting to the PC via mapping a drive?

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What type of connection is limited to 10 users? – Chopper3 Oct 7 '10 at 14:58
@Chopper3 Non-server Windows OSes have an inbound connection limit. – jscott Oct 7 '10 at 14:58

Connecting from a PC via mapping a drive definitely counts. Terminal services connections and such also count. Windows should be counting accesses using Windows security services.

Web services, and MySql connections should not count.

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