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@@MAX_CONNECTIONS function – SQL Server

@@Max_Connections function returns the maximum number of simultaneous user connections allowed on an instance of SQL Server. We get an integer number as an output from this function. We can also reconfigure maximum connections value using sp_configure function.


1. Select Max_connections, returns maximum connections allowed by the SQL instance.

pic1We can also use DMV get more information about the current connections and sessions of the SQL Server.

sys.dm_exec_connections – Returns information about the SQL Server connections

sys.dm_exec_sessions – Returns information about all active user connections and internal tasks.

This example gives you the remaining allowed connections:


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