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403.9

Too many users

 
  Description  
     
  The web server only allows a limited number of users to access the site at one time. At the moment, no more users can access the site.   
   
  Example  
     
 
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Server Error

403.9 - Forbidden: Too many clients are trying to connect to the Web server.

The Web server is too busy to process your request at this time.

 
 
Error messages will differ depending on the web server and if replaced by the web site designers.
 
   
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Try Again Later
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Try to access the site again at a later time.

 
   
 
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  FaultWire Staff
Posted: 8-Oct-2008
 
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You might notify the webmaster about the issue. Include the error number and the address (URL) where the error occurred along with any other relevant details.

Many sites use an email address in the form webmaster@sitename.com where you replace sitename.com with the web sites address (don't include a www). Keep in mind with the amount of spam, they may use a different address and/or it might get ignored. Check the websites' contact information to get reliable contact information.

 
   
 
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  FaultWire Staff
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[The following is written for the web site owner, so "you" referrers to the site owner/administrator, just to keep it confusing! - FaultWire.]

The number of users who are connected to the server exceeds the connection limit that you have set.

(From Description of Microsoft Internet Information Services status codes)
Additional notes for the web server administrator - Microsoft Knowledgebase article 248074.
 
   
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  Notes  
     
  "403.9 - Too many users" is only supported by Microsoft IIS (Internet Information Services) web servers versions 5 and 6 (not IIS 7.0).

The four hundred series of errors indicate something was sent to the remote web server incorrectly.
 
     
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