Why am I being disconnected for exceeding connection limit?

The following messages are displayed to users when disconnected for exceeding a connection limit:

Too many connections from your host

Normal duration: 30 minutes

To help prevent abuse, we only allow 5 clients connected from the same IP address. If you are being disconnected with this message, it means there are already 5 clients from your IP address connected.

Too many connections from your trust.

All trusts have a connection limit associated with them, which is shared among all IP addresses that are added for that trust. If you're receiving this message, then the limit has been reached.

If you are the trust contact, you may request a limit increase by asking in #help.

Too many connections from your username

Each user connecting from a trusted host must have a unique ident (username). If you are getting this message, it's because there are too many connections from your trust with the same ident.

IDENT required from your host

All connections from a trusted host must have a working IDENT response. Ensure your IDENT daemon is running and working properly. You may also want to check your firewall settings to ensure DareNET's servers can connect to it.

This FAQ entry's short URL is http://www.darenet.org/faq/32