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I know that Windows XP limits IIS to 10 connections. I have a web service that copies files from the server to 20 terminals. 10 terminals work fine, but terminal number 11 gets no connection.

If I were to copy the files from the server to the terminals with FTP (still on the IIS), would this work?

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This is a license limitation and Windows XP has a 10 inbound connection limit. If you go above this, you are technically breaking the license.

As far as I remember, FTP is connection limited and will not allow going about 10 connections.

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thanks for the help !, is there any way to copy file from the server (windows-XP) to 20 or more terminals without use IIS ? – Gold Aug 12 '11 at 10:39
    
Well, technically, you will be breaking the Windows License, but, you can use Filezilla FTP Server - filezilla-project.org/download.php?type=server or Apache Web Server - httpd.apache.org – William Hilsum Aug 12 '11 at 10:51

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