Such an annoying problem, especially for connecting to GMail via IMAP. I constantly get the error: Too many simultaneous connections. The worst part is this has been known ever since Leopard shipped:
Any fix, Apple?
This problem seems to date much further back then Leopard. I’ve found references to this same issue in late 2003 (v10.3!!), here:
Unfortunately, I don’t have access to server configuration as my problem is with GMail. It seems like Apple may never fix this.