max connections on WRT54G running Tomato

Andy Bradford amb-plugg at bradfords.org
Wed Oct 5 20:53:32 MDT 2011


Thus said Wade Preston Shearer on Wed, 05 Oct 2011 20:35:44 MDT:

> On the Conntrack/Netfilter tab under  Advanced, there is a setting for
> Maximum  Connections. It  is  set  to 4096.  According  to the  Tomato
> documentation, this  is the  default. Does this  really mean  that the
> router should be able to handle 4096 wireless devices connected at the
> same time?

If I had to guess I would say that this means it can handle 4096 entries
in  it's state  table  (for  the firewall),  and  not necessarily,  4096
wireless peers.

Andy



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