The db-max-handles configuration variable

db-max-handles specifies the maximum number of database handles that Archiveopteryx may open. The default is 4. The server creates one handle at startup, and may create others if the load justifies it (and as controlled by db-handle-interval). Note, however, that when running with security=on, new database handles can be created only if you connect to the server using TCP/IP, not via Unix sockets. In the latter case, the server must use the first handle throughout its lifetime, since the socket is no longer accessible after chroot.

db-max-handles is a number. Its default value is 4.

You can see its current value with the command aox show cf db-max-handles.

Number syntax

Numbers are integers not smaller than 0 and not larger than 2147483647 (ie. 31-bit unsigned integers).

Spaces are allowed at the start of the line, before and after '=', and after the value. Comments extend from '#' to the end of the line.

In case of questions, please write to info@aox.org.

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Last modified: 2010-11-19
Location: aox.org/conf/db-max-handles