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Does anybody have any experience with this? I'm having trouble finding the number.

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up vote 5 down vote accepted

The only existing cap is the maximum integer size in java, which is 2^31-1 (2147483647).

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The number is set from the file and can be as large as you like as long as the server has enough bandwidth and memory to hold all the people.

If you're asking about a particular server, the maximum number of connections can be seen from the server list in game.

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Great, I was wondering if there was a cap of some sorts. – joon Apr 27 '12 at 10:38

The Cap is 2147483647. this is a limit in place by java and not by mojang. If java had no limit, it would be infinite.

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I very much doubt that. – kotekzot Mar 24 '14 at 5:48

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