Hi, I need to run a proxy server for my IoT devices; I need 1 TCP/IP socket per device; What is max # of sockets I can open on a single droplet? My tests point at a number of about 2K?
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2000 connections should be totally okay (if the droplet has the necessary resources to handle the traffic)
Another thing to mention is that you might need to edit the
/etc/sysctl.conffile to allow that many TCP connections as this might be limited to a lower value by default.
I think that 2000 TCP/IP sockets should be doable, you will be quite far from the standard port range limit, eg. from port 1024 to 49151.
So as long as you have enough resources on the server for all of your 2k services it should be ok I believe.
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