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Perhaps you may want to experiment with setting those limits on the user account itself You can allow 250 simultaneous connections for a specific user account GRANT USAGE ON *.* TO myuser@myhost MAX_USER_CONNECTIONS 250; You can throttle connection attempts by the hour as well GRANT USAGE ON *.* TO myuser@myhost MAX_CONNECTIONS_PER_HOUR 250; Those ...
I think you have misdiagnosed the problem. Do you really need that? Do you have 251 terminals trying to connect as your userid? Have you set the MaxClients (or whatever) so high that the web server is trying to connect that much, and failing to disconnect? Consider lowering that instead.
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