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Re: Samba Shared Folders over a WAN link



On Thu, 10 Jun 2004 11:44:55 -0700, Ow Mun Heng <Ow Mun Heng wdc com> wrote:

>Guys,
>
>	need some help.
>
>        is there any way to get smb packets to speed up over a WAN link.
>
>	Some way to prioritse the packets?
>
>There's a 1MB link from US to a server in Asia. Currently using FTP/HTTP
>conn will get like ~40-50KB/s transfer rate. However, using Samba, it's
>really very slow.
>
>Thanks for any response
>-- 

for what it's worth, copying data from the machine under my desk to the
machine on top of my desk runs much faster via ftp than SMB, whether I'm using
Samba or Windows to Windows.  
--
   Steve
   



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