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nbdkit-limit-filter(1)		    NBDKIT		nbdkit-limit-filter(1)

NAME
       nbdkit-limit-filter - 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

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 2020 Red Hat Inc.

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

       o   Redistributions of source code must retain the above	copyright
	   notice, this	list of	conditions and the following disclaimer.

       o   Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright
	   notice, this	list of	conditions and the following disclaimer	in the
	   documentation and/or	other materials	provided with the
	   distribution.

       o   Neither the name of Red Hat nor the names of	its contributors may
	   be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software
	   without specific prior written permission.

       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
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nbdkit-1.20.4			  2020-08-28		nbdkit-limit-filter(1)

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