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Date:      Mon, 2 Jun 1997 02:43:13 -0400
From:      "Troy Settle" <>
To:        <freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG>, "Michael Haro" <>
Subject:   Re: Maximum telnet connections
Message-ID:  <>

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From: Michael Haro <>
>How do I increase the maximum number of telnet connections.  I just
had 16
>users logged into my computer, and when I tried to connect, telnetd
told me
>that it couldn't accept any more connects.
>Why is this?  How can I fix it?

The answer lies within your kernel config file.

pseudo-device   pty     16

change this to whatever you think you'll need.  You may need to
create the devices in /dev as well.

Troy Settle <>
Network Administrator, iPlus Internet Services

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