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To: James Knott <james.knott,AT,rogers,DOT,com>
Subject: Re: Slow file sharing performance
From: Tanel <tanel,AT,kivilinn,DOT,tartu,DOT,ee>
Date: Sun, 31 Aug 2003 15:50:35 +0300 (EET DST)
Cc: CIPE <cipe-l,AT,inka,DOT,de>
In-reply-to: <3F51E067.1020605@rogers.com>

On Sun, 31 Aug 2003, James Knott wrote:

> >> I've notice that while my CIPE VPN works, that SMB and NFS access of 
> >> my home network from my notebook is slow.  However, going the other 
> 
> One computer is a 1.113 GHz PIII, the other is an Athlon XP 1700.  I'd 
> suspect both ends have sufficient horsepower.  Also, when watching the 
> data lights flash, it's apparent that the data transfer stops entirely 
> for quite a while.  I would expect transfers to be slower due to the 

Cipe uses UDP protocol and it is very sensitive to packet latency and 
packet loss. So I think UDP does not suite for a VPN, where files must be 
transported. Try SSH tunnels instead.


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