n is an integer in the range 0—254. The default value is 2.
MaxServers is the maximum number of ECP servers that can be accessed from this instance. This is the maximum number of connections that this instance can establish when acting as an ECP client. If you modify this setting, you must restart the instance for the change to take effect.
When an instance is a member of a sharded cluster, this setting must be equal to or greater than the number of nodes in the cluster. For more information, see Configure or Deploy a Cluster Using CPF Settings in the “Horizontally Scaling for Data Volume with Sharding” chapter in the Scalability Guide.
Changing This Parameter
On the page System Administration > Configuration > Connectivity > ECP Settings, in the This System as an ECP Application Server column, edit Maximum number of data servers.
Instead of using the Management Portal, you can change MaxServers in the Config.config class (as described in the class reference) or by editing the CPF in a text editor (as described in the Editing the Active CPF section of the “Introduction to the Configuration Parameter File” chapter in this book).