NGINX on windows

Maxim Dounin mdounin at
Fri Mar 27 17:32:01 UTC 2020


On Fri, Mar 27, 2020 at 11:39:28AM -0400, Faulteh wrote:

> I'm just wondering what the current limitations on worker_connections are in
> Windows? Is it 1024 as I can see in some discussions or is it able to be set
> higher?

Since nginx 1.15.9 you can use higher number of worker_connections 
with the "poll" event method (only available on Windows Vista or 

Note though that this isn't the only limitation of nginx when 
running on Windows, and it's generally a bad idea to use it for 
production.  Some basic limitations are outlined in the 
documentation, see

Maxim Dounin

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