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Subject: Re: Slow file sharing performance: pidgeons lost!
From: Allan Latham <alatham,AT,flexsys-group,DOT,com>
Date: Mon, 8 Sep 2003 09:34:57 +0200
In-reply-to: <001401c375d9$8d6ba160$d620a8c0@pcw_hans.hnsasd.priv>
References: <001401c375d9$8d6ba160$d620a8c0@pcw_hans.hnsasd.priv>

No.

The icmp originates on the laptop and it IS delivered to the file server. 
Somthing else may be being blocked but it isn't the icmp-port-unreachable 
packet.

Best regards

Allan

On Monday 08 September 2003 09:19, Hans Steegers wrote:
> So, his firewall is dropping icmp pidgeons!
>
> Peter was right all along.
>
> Hans Steegers
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Allan Latham <alatham,AT,flexsys-group,DOT,com>
> To: CIPE <cipe-l,AT,inka,DOT,de>
> Date: Monday, September 08, 2003 8:52 AM
> Subject: Re: Slow file sharing performance
>
> >Hi Peter
> >
> >would you like to enighten me on this - I can't see how this applies.
> >
> >what happens is that when run over the cipe link there appears to be no
>
> actual
>
> >data transfer. The laptop sends an icmp - port unreachable - for the smb
> >dgram port. This does get back to the file server.
> >
> >I think this is a samba set up problem but I don't know enough about
> > samba.
>
> We
>
> >use it - but only on local lans - remote is just too slow fo practical
> > use.
> >
> >Best regards
> >
> >Allan
> >
> >On Sunday 07 September 2003 11:56, Peter van den Heuvel wrote:
> >> > I have just tried running my vpn through a direct connection via
> >> > switch to my firewall, so that it runs at full 100 Mb.  I can now
> >> > access the file shares with no problem.  This would indicate to me
> >> > that the VPN is functioning correctly and the problem is likely due to
> >> > the great bandwidth difference, as a result of going through the dial
> >> > up connection to a 100 Mb network.  I wonder what can be done about
> >> > that?
> >>
> >> I would suggest that you apply RFC 1149
> >>
> >> Peter
> >
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