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While it is correct to say that it is a client setting, it is also a server setting. The HTTP/2 specification uses the word "peer" since SETTINGS_MAX_CONCURRENT_STREAMS (0x3) is negotiated in both directions as part of the client/server handshakes.

  $ nghttp -v https://www.google.com | grep -C5 SETTINGS_MAX_CONCURRENT_STREAMS
  [  0.076] send SETTINGS frame <length=12, flags=0x00, stream_id=0>
  [  0.091] recv SETTINGS frame <length=18, flags=0x00, stream_id=0>

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