Limit the maximum number of BITS jobs for this computer

This policy setting limits the number of BITS jobs that can be created for all users of the computer. By default, BITS limits the total number of jobs that can be created on the computer to 300 jobs. You can use this setting to raise or lower the maximum number of user BITS jobs.

If you enable this setting, BITS will limit the maximum number of BITS jobs to the specified number.

If you disable or do not configure this setting, BITS will use the default BITS job limit of 300 jobs.

Note: BITS Jobs created by services and the local administrator account do not count towards this limit.

Supported on: At least Windows Vista

Maximum number of BITS jobs for this computer:

Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\BITS
Value NameMaxJobsPerMachine
Default Value300
Min Value
Max Value4294967200


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