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Re: Samba Shared Folders over a WAN link



On Thu, 2004-06-10 at 13:06, Steven Stern wrote:
> 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.  

That I know. I can run ftp/rsync/scp but as mentioned, those are if you want to keep them 
offline till the time to sync them. I'm thinking more of like doing "real-time" saves



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