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How to test the backlog function of ServerSocket class

Rohit Bajaj
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Hi,
I have written a client server simple Java Application.
It uses Java ServerSocket Class
int backLog = 1;
ServerSocket serverSocket = new ServerSocket(port, backLog);
As per my understanding the server will accept incoming request and return the response.
And during this request response cycle if server is in the middle of processing an earlier request. It will put that request in a queue. The length of the queue is defined by backLog. And if the number of request exceeds this backLog then it will throw some exception for any further request.

Hope the above understanding is correct.
Now i put backlog = 1 purposefully so as to see the case where the exception actually occurs. But since servers are too fast in responding. How do i achieve this.
Is there any utility which can help me sending multiple simultaneous request to the server.

Thanks
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